Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted comments pushing for worker protections and stronger labor and environmental standards in a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) set to be negotiated by the Trump Administration this year.
Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio called for the swift passage of his legislation, the Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2017, to ban the use of two lethal poisons for predator control purposes.
Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed H.R. 2518, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, which includes language from Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that will keep the Newport air facility open permanently.
EUGENE—Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), today announced the award of a federal grant to the City of Eugene to construct a publicly-owned high-speed network in the city’s downtown corridor.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:
Rep. Peter DeFazio this week successfully secured language in a major school infrastructure repair bill that would provide funds for seismic retrofitting for schools vulnerable to natural disasters, including earthquakes.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced a bipartisan resolution that would designate May 15-19 as National Senior Corps Week and support full funding of the program.
WASHINGTON—In advance of one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation with Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee for Transportation and Protective Security Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) th
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on President Trump’s notice to Congress that he would begin renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Deal (NAFTA):
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey:
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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).