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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio spoke at the White House Earthquake Resilience Summit on the need for earthquake early warning systems and earthquake-resilient technologies.

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Today, in response to the ongoing illegal occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) led eight Members of Congress in sending a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio today responded to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Following are Rep. DeFazio’s remarks:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio today welcomed to Washington as his guest at the State of the Union address Steve Phillips, an Oregon paper mill worker who has repeatedly lost his job due to the United States’ failed trade policies.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release

Today, members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation announced they have secured a provision in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 that would keep the Newport air facility open for at least two years. Due to budget cuts, the Coast Guard threatened in 2014 to close the Newport air facility-- which handles half of the emergency response calls on the Central Oregon Coast.