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. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after the House approved H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 in a 392-37 vote.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today praised the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after it announced it would change the 40-mile calculation used to determine the distance between a veteran’s residence and the nearest VA medical facility.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted the House Republican budget for slashing investments in new transportation infrastructure projects and cutting family-wage, American jobs.
Washington, D.C. –Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced today he has secured a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS). This program is critical to Oregon’s schools, roads and local law enforcement. It will be included in the so-called “Doc Fix” bill, which the House is expected to vote on this week.
WASHINGTON, DC—Members of Congress today refuted claims that United States Trade Representative Michael Froman is making about the trade deficit. Ambassador Froman has told Members of Congress that the U.S. has a trade surplus with its free trade agreement partners, which is in direct contradiction to U.S. International Trade Commission data showing the U.S.