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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Washington, D.C. – With Congress preparing to consider Trade Promotion Authority at any time, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) joined his fellow members of Congress and hundreds of American workers, including Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain, at the U.S. Capitol today to urge its defeat.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after voting to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded through the fiscal year.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today announced they have reorganized the Northwest Energy Caucus and will serve as co-chairs. This bipartisan group is dedicated to the responsible management of Pacific Northwest energy resources, including the continued availability of low-cost power in the region.
Washington, D.C. – With just two days until funding runs out for the Department of Homeland Security, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today warned of the financial hit to Oregon families and the local economy. According to DHS, there are 1,888 full-time DHS employees in the state of Oregon.
*1,111 are active duty members of the U.S. Coast Guard
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today pressed the United States Coast Guard on its decision to close the air facility in Newport, Oregon.