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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Feb 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced he has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program.

Feb 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to the General Services Administration (GSA), with follow-up questions after Administrator Emily Murphy testified before the Committee on January 28th, 2020.

Feb 6, 2020 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed six bills from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, including bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Estuary Program, and support restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay, the Great Lakes, and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin.

Feb 6, 2020 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled “Assessing the Transportation Needs of Tribes, Federal Land Management Agencies, and U.S. Territories.”

Feb 5, 2020 Press Release

Today the House of Representatives passed decisively bipartisan legislation authored by Rep. Peter DeFazio that would provide the United States Postal Service (USPS) with much-needed financial relief by ending the agency’s burdensome prefunding mandate on future retiree health benefits. The legislation passed by a vote of 309 to 106, with 87 Republicans voting in favor of the bill. 

Feb 4, 2020 Press Release

Following President Trump’s rollback of critical clean water protections, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today invited Joe Moll, Executive Director of the McKenzie River Trust, to the State of the Union Address as his guest.

Feb 4, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

Jan 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04) released a framework for a five-year, $760 billion investment in infrastructure that would address some of the country’s most urgent infrastructure needs, from addressing the massive maintenance backlog, to designing safer str

Jan 28, 2020 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “GSA Outleases and the Trump Old Post Office Hotel.” Video of Chair DeFazio’s remarks as delivered can be found here.

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it will rollback clean water protections included in the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation. According to the U.S.

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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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