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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 478, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

DeFazio’s remarks as prepared for delivery can be found below.

 

Remarks as delivered can be found here.

 

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Mar 24, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has secured key provisions for workers and families in the House Democrats’ bill to address the impacts of the coronavirus.

Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the Senate Republicans’ Coronavirus economic relief package, which failed by a vote of 49-46:

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Mar 20, 2020 Press Release

Today, as the COVID-19 pandemic has led to massive layoffs and economic hardship across the United States, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, and U.S.

Mar 20, 2020 Press Release

Chairman Peter DeFazio of Oregon delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed the importance of transportation in securing our health and financial well-being, as well as House Democrats’ commitment to workers and families in our response to coronavirus.

Mar 18, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to engage in planning for alternate medical facilities, in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Mar 18, 2020 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development John Fleming requesting that Economic Development Administration (EDA) programs respond as quickly as possible to businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 16, 2020 Press Release

­Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the ongoing public health threat of COVID-19:

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Mar 13, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Suzanne Bonamici in a letter to Vice President Pence seeking urgently needed COVID-19 aid for Oregon, including surgical masks, respirators, ventilators and more.

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