WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today announced that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) awarded approximately $4.9 million to six universities and one non-profit, including the University of Oregon, to support the transition of the “ShakeAlert” earthquake early warning (EEW) system from testing to production.
EUGENE–Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the attack in Charlottesville:
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced legislation that would end price gouging on prescription drugs and other health care products developed with taxpayer money.
EUGENE—Due to anticipated extreme heat conditions, Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced a change in location for his upcoming town hall meeting in Oakridge scheduled for Wednesday, August 2nd at 5:30 PM.
The town hall meeting, originally scheduled to be held at Oakridge High School, will now be held at:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee in strong support of a balanced budget amendment.
EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced he will hold the following town hall meetings across southwestern Oregon later this summer:
Monday, July 31
Roseburg Town Hall Meeting
Roseburg High School
400 W. Harvard Ave
Tuesday, August 1
Today while the House Budget Committee considers the Republicans’ fiscally-irresponsible FY 2018 budget, Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced legislation that would amend the U.S. Constitution to include a balanced budget amendment.
Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):
The House of Representatives yesterday approved legislation introduced by Congressman Peter DeFazio that would expand the land rights of three Southwestern Oregon federally-recognized tribes.
An investigation into alleged surgical safety issues at the Roseburg VA Medical Center, prompted by Congressman Peter DeFazio, will lead to updated standards of care for gastrointestinal patients at VA facilities across the country.
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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.
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).