Washington, DC (April 10, 2014)- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released the following statement after House Republicans passed the Ryan Republican Budget. The budget passed by a vote of 219 to 205.
More than 31,000 Oregonians Affected by Cuts to Date
Washington, DC (April 7, 2014)– Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) today praised the U.S. Senate for approving a bill to extend unemployment benefits to more than 2.3 million Americans, including 31,000 Oregonians, and strongly urged his colleagues in the House to do the same.
H.R. 1459 would end an era of protections for iconic American landscapes
After years of underfunding, small ports to get extra maintenance funds
Washington, DC – Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio, ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, joined Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and 120 other members of the House of Representatives to send a letter to U.S.
Washington, DC – Today, Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio and Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley applauded the Obama Administration’s selection of Oregon State University to be one of seven Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change. As announced by the U.S.
Washington, DC – Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today joined 102 Democrats and 63 Republicans to vote no on a five-year, $956 billion farm bill. Despite positive gains for organic producers, Rep. DeFazio was strongly opposed to the bill’s subsidies for corporate farms and its cuts to federal food stamps that would affect an estimated 80,000 Oregonians.
Washington, DC –Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released the following statement following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: