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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Reps.

Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on attending this week's inauguration ceremonies:

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. DeFazio issued the following statement on the Republican's steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act: 

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio yesterday re-introduced legislation that would codify a campaign promise made by President-Elect Trump to ban political appointees from profiting from their time in the Administration after they leave.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today secured a twenty-year ban on new mining projects in an ecologically and economically critical region in Southwest Oregon.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after being unanimously re-elected the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep. DeFazio joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds towards operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports.

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

In a press conference today led by Rep. Peter DeFazio and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, a coalition of congressmen and organizations called on President-elect Trump to begin renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) within his first hundred days of taking office.

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Dec 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to President-elect Trump’s transition team urging the incoming president to endorse the DRAIN the SWAMP Act, legislation that would codify a ban on political appointees from lobbying for five years after they leave his administration.

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep.

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