EUGENE—Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement on the Union Pacific train derailment that occurred in Mosier, OR last week:
EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today joined Brookings city officials to break ground on a critical water storage project at Brookings Airport that will bolster Southwestern Oregon’s disaster preparedness efforts and provide a significant economic development opportunity for the region.
H.R. 5340, the FASTER Act, will ensure passenger security fees are used for aviation security
WASHINGTON, D.C.—At the start of a busy travel weekend, Ranking Members of the House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Homeland Security Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-MS), along with Representative Bob Dold (R-IL), introduced bipartisan legislation that would help ease congestion and long lines at TSA screening checkpoints at airports.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs.
Today, Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressman Peter Defazio announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded Umpqua Community College (UCC) $529,623 to help the UCC community recover from the mass shooting that occurred on campus last fall.
Statement from Rep. Peter DeFazio on Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio testified before the Ways & Means Committee’s Tax Policy Subcommittee on the impact that H.R. 2903, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, would have on America’s small brewers.
The PIPES Act includes critical safety provisions to protect Oregon communities
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded Committee passage of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (PIPES Act), bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes the Department of Transportation’s pipeline safety programs.
WASHINGTON—In advance of Tax Day, Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced legislation that would amend the U.S. Constitution to include a balanced budget amendment.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio announced today that two grants for critical repairs and upgrades have been awarded to airports in Gold Beach and Albany, OR.
The grants, totaling nearly $400,000, were awarded from the Department of Transportation.