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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.

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 4188, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, which included language that will keep the Newport air facility open for at least two years. The House was required to again pass the legislation after the Senate adopted the bill with amendments in December.

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 16, 2016 Press Release

EUGENE—After fighting to overcome years of bureaucratic delays and mismanagement, Congressman Peter DeFazio today participated in the ribbon-cutting of the brand-new VA Health Center in Eugene. Congressman DeFazio was instrumental in securing nearly $80 million in federal funding for a new, larger VA clinic. 

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: