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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today announced that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) awarded approximately $3.7 million to six universities including the University of Oregon to support the transition of the “ShakeAlert” earthquake early warning (EEW) system from testing to production.

Aug 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – At the Coos Bay Railroad Centennial Opening Ceremony in North Bend, Oregon, the Coos Bay Rail Link unveiled a train engine named after Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR).

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, founder and co-chairman of the House Small Brewer’s Caucus, released the following statement about the Department of Justice settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev:

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded Lane Transit District a grant totaling nearly $3.5 million to purchase and deploy five Zero-Emission electric buses.

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Congressmen Peter DeFazio, Randy Forbes, Dan Lipinski and more than fifty lawmakers today urged Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to investigate the pending joint venture with the North Carolina-based rail manufacturing company, Vertex Railcar Corporation, and two Chinese corporations, Chinese Railroad Rolling Stock Corporation (CR