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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON


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May 22, 2018 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), co-chairs of the Northwest Energy Caucus, today applauded the start of formal re-negotiations between the United States and Canada on the Columbia River Treaty, May  29 and 30 in Washington, DC.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced H.R.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs calling for reform and stronger oversight of veterans’ health care facilities following pervasive mismanagement and patient care problems at VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR 2) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR 4) today announced that Congress has passed the Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act, which allows certain tribes in Oregon to lease and sell property that they own.

May 15, 2018 Press Release

The Co-Chairs of the Small Brewers Caucus, Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Richard Neal (D-MA), and Mike Kelly (R-PA) today marked the start of American Craft Beer Week with a resolution, H.Res. 884, expressing appreciation America’s independent craft brewers.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member of the Peter DeFazio (D-OR) led the U.S. House of Representatives in the passage of a bipartisan  long-term reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Subcommittee on Aviation Ranking Member Rick Larsen (D-WA) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao expressing concerns regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of airlines and aircraft repair stations.

Apr 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio today introduced the HIGHER ED and AID Acts, two pieces of legislation aimed at making it easier for students to attend and pay for higher education.

Apr 13, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today announced $37 million in federal grants will be awarded to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for Emergency Relief (ER) projects across the state.

Apr 6, 2018 Press Release



Rep. Peter DeFazio to Hold Town Hall Meetings in Brookings, Port Orford on April 21


EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio will hold two town hall meetings in Curry County on Saturday, April 21.


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Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).

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