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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to Oregon Governor Kate Brown applauding cuts to ineffective predator control programs at the Oregon Departments of Agriculture (ODA) and Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), which were laid out in her Recommended Budget.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint:

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s updated Executive Order on immigration:

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release
Public Option would Lower Costs, Increase Competition among Private Insurers

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday introduced legislation, H.R. 1307, that would establish a public health insurance option in the national health insurance market.

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
DeFazio Highlights Need for Affordable Care Act in Response to President Trump’s Address to Congress

Pushing back against President Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congressman Peter DeFazio will leave his guest’s seat empty at tonight’s Joint Session of Congress to represent one of his constituents who will die or go bankrupt due to a health crisis if the law is repealed.

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Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to Congress:

“Tonight we heard a lot from President Trump about the many promises he has made to the American people—promises that he has yet to make good on. 

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
Legislation comes on the day that millionaires stop paying into the program

Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senator Bernie Sanders today introduced joint legislation, the Social Security Expansion Act, to strengthen the Social Security program for future generations on the day that millionaires stop paying into Social Security.

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release
“Blueprint for America’s New Trade Policy” Replaces Failed NAFTA Deal

Supported by labor groups, trade stakeholders, and environmental groups, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced a resolution that lays out the principles that must be included in any replacement of the disastrous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
Public Option would Lower Costs, Increase Competition among Private Insurance Monopolies

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Joe Courtney (CT-02)  today introduced a resolution supporting the inclusion of a public health insurance option in the American health insurance market, H. Res. 130.

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