Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation to fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast.
So-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” would overturn state and local laws requiring GMO labeling, denies consumers their right to know what’s in their food
Legislation will help protect three Wild and Scenic Rivers from nickel strip mining and in-stream mining and prevent new mining claims
WASHINGTON, DC – Seeking to protect a celebrated collection of world-class salmon and steelhead rivers, U.S.
EUGENE, OR – On Friday, Congressman Peter DeFazio celebrated the 25th anniversary of the designation of the Newberry Volcano as a National Volcanic Monument and recalled his efforts to secure the historic designation.
The monument, located in Deschutes National Forest, includes more than 56,000 acres of natural wonders. The volcano is the largest in the Cascades volcanic arc.
DeFazio calls defeat of fast track package, “A victory for economic fairness, transparency and American workers”
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today was pleased by the defeat of a trade package that would allow President Obama to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a sweeping trade agreement that would cost the American economy thousands of middle-class jobs and undermine U.S. laws protecting consumer rights and the environment.
Washington, DC - Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement on H.R. 2393, the Country of Labeling Origin Amendments Act:
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement on H.R. 2289, the Commodity End-User Relieft Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Oregon Congressional delegation including Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressmen Peter DeFazio, Greg Walden, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that the U.S.
Washington, DC—Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today, reintroduced the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, H.R. 2462, which repeals the antiquated exemption that allows the health insurance industry to operate beyond the reach of federal antitrust laws.
WASHINGTON – Today, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, com