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Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the verdict rendered in Derek Chauvin’s trial:

“I am relieved that justice has been served and that the jurors in Derek Chauvin’s trial, faced with indisputable evidence, found him guilty of all charges.

Apr 19, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced $404,220,829 in American Rescue Plan funding for Oregon childcare providers to open safely, keep workers on the payroll and lower costs for hardworking families.

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Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, highlighted a new fact sheet from the White House which outlines the urgent imperative to address critical infrastructure needs across Oregon.

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis, R-Ill., today introduced a bicameral, bipartisan bill to end the Selective Service.

Mar 31, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced more than $16.1 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan will be awarded to community health centers in Oregon’s 4th congressional district to expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment operations. The American Rescue Plan was signed into law on March 11 and passed Congress with Rep. DeFazio’s strong support.

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Mar 31, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement on President Joe Biden announcing his American Jobs Plan:

Mar 25, 2021 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, “The Administration’s Priorities for Transportation Infrastructure.” Video of DeFazio’s opening statement is

Mar 17, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) today reintroduced the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act, bipartisan legislation that will create a $3,000 tax credit for homes and a $25,000 tax credit for businesses to help their owners rebuild after natural disasters.

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Mar 16, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today re-introduced the Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) Act, legislation that will reduce violence in mental health crisis response and strengthen community-based mental health resources.

Mar 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is set to introduce the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021.

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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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