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Jan 15, 2021 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced the Wall Street Tax Act, legislation to create a new tax on financial transactions that would generate billions in revenue, while reducing speculative trading and volatility in the market.

Jan 13, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) will today vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against the U.S. Congress at the Capitol building that left at least six people dead, including U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood.

Jan 12, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) led 65 members in calling on President Trump to resign immediately after he incited last Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

In a letter to President Trump, the members wrote,

Jan 11, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) encouraged Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to do everything in his authority to help protect the safety of airline crews and passengers amid civil unrest in the Nation’s capital, and to limit the chance that commercial flights are used as a means of mass transportati

Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the urgent need to remove Donald Trump from office following yesterday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol:

Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement:
 

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement:

“What happened today at the U.S. Capitol, in no uncertain terms, was an attempted coup by insurrectionists who were encouraged by Donald Trump’s violent, destructive, and treasonous rhetoric and behavior.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today released the following statement after passage of his bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which includes his provision to ensure that Harbor Maintenance funds are actually used for harbor maintenance. This measure now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Paul Gosar (AZ-04) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) to rein in health insurance price-gouging and promote fair competition, unanimously passed the Senate last night and is expected to be signed into law today.

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Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) secured key victories in the COVID-19 relief and annual federal budget bill that passed the House of Representatives tonight, including disaster relief funding for states responding to the COVID crisis, legislation to distribute already-collected funds to the country’s ports for maintenance and operations, la

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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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