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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

“The decision by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to remove gray wolves from the Oregon endangered species list is outrageous. With only 81 known wolves in the state, the gray wolf needs protection now more than ever.  Although the Commission is supposed to base their decisions in sound science, they instead caved to powerful ranching and other special interests.

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

Today, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Representative Peter DeFazio announced new, bipartisan legislation to improve health care at VA facilities. The Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act would make common-sense changes in staffing policies at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and improve veterans care at VA health care facilities.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (STRR), a bipartisan, six year bill to begin to repair and rebuild our crumbling roads, bridges, and transit systems.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

The office of Representative Peter DeFazio released the following statement today:

Oct 15, 2015 Press Release

“My colleagues in Washington need to get their heads out of the sand and start addressing the very real problems facing seniors today. It is completely unacceptable that the government will not be issuing a cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security recipients in 2016.