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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx, urging him to take immediate action to address rail tank car safety and other significant pipeline and hazardous materials safety hazards.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address:

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Obama Administration to use a portion of the federal funds allocated for dredging at Oregon’s ports.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted the House Republican Leadership for passing legislation that bypasses federal agencies to allow construction on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.  DeFazio helped lead Democratic opposition to the controversial legislation, which has bee