DeFazio is leading 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 pay to fight fires. In July, he spoke on the House floor about the bill.
Rep. DeFazio Completes Town Hall TourRep. DeFazio would like to thank everyone who took the time to attend a town hall meeting this summer. He hosted a total of 20 events, including one telephone town hall.
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Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is applauding the first-ever release of data detailing the financial relationship between doctors and the prescription drug and medical device industries. In 2008, Rep. DeFazio introduced The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, which became a provision in the Affordable Care Act known as the Open Payments Program.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two grants that will promote arts education in local schools.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $2.4 million grant to Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay. The competitive grant will support job-driven training for careers in the healthcare and natural resources industries.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce that Oregon will receive $2.6 million a year for seven years to help low-income students in Oregon’s rural communities prepare for college.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded two grants totaling more than $1.5 million to Lane and Douglas counties’ transit programs.