After a decade of short-term fixes, Congress passed a long-term highway surface transportation bill in December that provides $281 billion to Oregon for highway, transit, and highway safety programs.
Rep. DeFazio worked with other Oregon lawmakers to keep the Coast Guard facility open for another year. Now, he's working in the current Congress on a permanent fix.
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Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded Committee passage of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (PIPES Act), bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes the Department of Transportation’s pipeline safety programs.
WASHINGTON—In advance of Tax Day, Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced legislation that would amend the U.S. Constitution to include a balanced budget amendment.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio announced today that two grants for critical repairs and upgrades have been awarded to airports in Gold Beach and Albany, OR.
The grants, totaling nearly $400,000, were awarded from the Department of Transportation.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement on the Bureau of Land Management’s recently-released Resource Management Plan for Western Oregon:
EUGENE--Rep. Peter DeFazio today applauded the decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to limit the duration of camping at Bastendorff Beach to one night.