Twitter icon
Facebook icon
YouTube icon
RSS icon

Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Contact Peter

Peter on the Issues

Newsletter Signup

National Debt Clock

Latest News

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will dedicate $4 million to help support the production of an onshore earthquake early warning (EEW) system on the West Coast. The money will be awarded to four universities, including the University of Oregon. 

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation to fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast. 

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

In a bill that passed the House of Representatives today, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) secured a number of critical provisions that will improve forest health, create jobs in rural communities, and provide needed resources to fight catastrophic wildfires.

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Seeking to protect a celebrated collection of world-class salmon and steelhead rivers, U.S.