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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Dec 18, 2014 Press Release
$1.6 million grant supports early childhood development

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has awarded a grant totaling $1,636,645 to Kids & Company of Linn County.

Dec 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC-  On Thursday, December 11, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released the following statement after voting no on H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, legislation to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2015.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release
Life-Saving Rescue Helicopters Had Been Scheduled for Removal by Dec. 15

Washington, D.C. – Following their repeated calls to ensure the safety of residents in coastal areas, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representatives Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici today announced the Congress has passed legislation that will keep the U.S.

Dec 9, 2014 Press Release
Historic bill benefits five of Oregon’s federally recognized tribes

Washington, DC-  Today, the House passed legislation from Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR), that would consolidate tribal lands and eliminate bureaucratic red tape for Western Oregon tribes. The DeFazio legislation, the Western Oregon Indian Tribal Lands Act (H.R.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
Legislation will protect Oregon fishermen, and Oregon Caves

Washington, DC- Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced the inclusion of several critical Oregon-focused bills in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
Urges agency to analyze environmental impact before allowing wolf sport killing

Washington, D.C. – Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, requesting that he stop a coyote and wolf hunting derby planned on public National Forest System (NFS) lands until proper environmental analysis can determine the impact on gray wolf populations.

Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
Oregon member gets unanimous support from colleagues

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after his selection as Ranking Member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee in the 114th Congress:

Nov 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce the U.S.

Oct 29, 2014 Press Release

Springfield, OR- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today joined approximately 75 McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center workers on the picket line during day two of a 72-hour strike. Rep. DeFazio strongly supports the workers’ call for a fair contract with the for-profit hospital.

Oct 22, 2014 Press Release
First Responders Need More Time To Plan for Emergencies; Lawmakers Vow to Use Time To Fight for Long-Term Alternative

Washington, D.C. – Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined today with Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to call on the U.S.

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