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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
Legislation would cut off funding for trafficking that funds terrorist groups

Washington, D.C. –Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) introduced legislation that would impose trade sanctions on countries that facilitate ivory trafficking.

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC-  Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released the following statement concerning President Obama’s plan to confront ISIL.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce that Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend has been awarded a $588,000 federal grant to improve safety. The grant will facilitate the purchase of an aircraft rescue and fire-fighting vehicle, as well as associated safety equipment.

Sep 9, 2014 Press Release
Resource Committee instead wastes time on pointless bills that gut the Endangered Species Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted House Republicans for ignoring the wildfire funding crisis and instead wasting time on pointless legislation that undermines the Endangered Species Act.

Sep 3, 2014 Press Release
Landmark law has protected nearly 110 million acres of irreplaceable wilderness

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, landmark legislation that has protected and preserved nearly 110 million acres of irreplaceable wilderness. He also called for Congress to act on dozens of stalled wilderness designation bills.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is pleased to announce the Brookings Airport will receive a $231,568 federal grant to install a wildlife perimeter fence.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced his town hall schedule for the August 2014 recess. Rep. DeFazio will travel the district to meet with constituents to discuss jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues relevant to Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release
‘Agent Orange’ crops linked to damaging health and environmental effects

Washington, DC- With just weeks before a final decision is to be made, 50 members of Congress, led by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.

Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), a senior member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, today took to the floor to blast Republican leadership for refusing to consider the Senate’s short-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
Newly-released survey suggests waiting times were manipulated

Washington, DC-Rep. Peter DeFazio is calling for full accountability and possible disciplinary actions at the VA Roseburg Medical Center and the VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City after a survey conducted by the VA suggested employees manipulated patient wait times and kept wait lists secret.

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