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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce two airports in his Congressional district will receive federal grants totaling $2.3 million.

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), a senior member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, today criticized Republican leadership for bringing to the floor a transportation bill that fails to create jobs and falls far short of addressing long-term needs. H.R.

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) led Democratic efforts in the House to force a vote on a stalled bipartisan, bicameral bill that would treat extreme wildfires as disasters and end the need to borrow from fire prevention efforts to p

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) was joined by 19 other Democrats in introducing the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act (H.R. 5060),  legislation that would reform the General Mining Act of 1872 to protect taxpayers and the environment and bring hardrock mining into the 21st Century.

Jul 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter urging Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to create critical buffer zones to protect endangered gray wolves in or around our National Parks. In 2011, Congress legislated a U.S.