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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), along with Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Kurt Schrader (OR-05) today applauded the inclusion of emergency funding for wildland fire suppression in the supplemental appropriations bill just passed by the House of Representatives.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today blasted the continuing leadership failures within the Veterans Administration (VA) and specifically called on officials to change the management system at the VA Roseburg Health Care System (VARHS).

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded over $250,000 to the State of Oregon to develop or revise emergency plans and invest in emergency response training to deal with accidents involving the transportation of haz

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement in response to House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop’s request to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to review all mineral withdrawals ordered by the Obama administration, including the withdrawal on the Smith River and the headwaters of Hunte

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has received two Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants providing $4.9 million from the Department of Transportation (DOT). DeFazio helped create this grant program in the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act)”, which passed Congress in 2015.