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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
Oregon Caves expansion would give struggling region an economic boost
Washington, DC- Today, the House Natural Resources Committee passed legislation from Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that would protect and expand the Oregon Caves National Monument.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) made the following statement after the Environmental Working Group released a report that shows the food industry spent $9 million in the first quarter of the year on efforts to defeat GMO labeling legislation.
Agencies could run out of money to fight catastrophic fires this month
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) blasted Republican leadership for failing to act on bipartisan, House and Senate legislation that would treat extreme wildfires the same as other natural disasters and end the need to borrow from fire prevention efforts to pay to fight fires.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce two airports in his Congressional district will receive federal grants totaling $2.3 million.
Bill fails to create jobs or address long-term U.S. infrastructure investment needs
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), a senior member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, today criticized Republican leadership for bringing to the floor a transportation bill that fails to create jobs and falls far short of addressing long-term needs. H.R.