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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (April 10, 2014)- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released the following statement after House Republicans passed the Ryan Republican Budget. The budget passed by a vote of 219 to 205.

Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (April 7, 2014)– Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) today praised the U.S. Senate for approving a bill to extend unemployment benefits to more than 2.3 million Americans, including 31,000 Oregonians, and strongly urged his colleagues in the House to do the same.

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted House Republicans for voting to gut Presidential authority to designate new wilderness, National Parks, and National Monuments outlined in the Antiquities Act. The Republican legislation, H.R.
Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
Washington, DC – Calling it a stunning turnaround, Rep. Peter DeFazio today extended his congratulations to Coos Bay Rail Link for its designation as Railway Age’s 2014 Short Line Railroad of the Year. The Coos Bay Rail Link competed against similar railroads from around the entire country.
Mar 5, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry.