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Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today released the following statement on House Democrats’ latest COVID-19 relief package, introduced Tuesday:

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, with U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., today introduced legislation that would ensure state-legal cannabis businesses can qualify for disaster recovery programs like any other business.

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today sent a letter to Governor Kate Brown urging her to quickly develop a shelter plan for the thousands of Oregonians who have been displaced by wildfires.

Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) to rein in health insurance price-gouging, today passed the House of Representatives.

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Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) to rein in health insurance price-gouging, today passed the House of Representatives.

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Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) called attention to a new audit from the U.S.

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Senator Jeff Merkley led Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Kurt Schrader (OR-05), Greg Walden (OR-02) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) in introducing legislation to increase the Federal cost share of certain Federal disaster assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Mana

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with U.S.

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced he has secured $5 million in emergency relief funding for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to start to repair damage caused to Oregon highways from the wildfires that are currently ravaging the state.

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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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