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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- After months of refusing to provide the committee with specific records related to President Trump’s lease at the federally-owned Old Post Office, today Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) pressed U

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced legislation today to put pressure on Brazil to combat the record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest.

Sep 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) responded to a recent news report of a lack of adequate oversight over President Trump serving as landlord and tenant of the Old Post Office building in Washingt

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $16,495,000 to the Douglas County Bridge Replacement Project, which includes work to improve the Conn Ford and Oakland Bridges. This federal grant is made possible by the Competitive Highway Bridge Program. Rep.

Aug 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he plans to introduce legislation to put pressure on Brazil to combat the record wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest.

Aug 21, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today sent letters to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, calling on the agencies to be better partners in the effort to recruit and retain quality health care workers for the Roseburg VA Healthcare System (RVAHCS).

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Aug 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio today in a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, questioned the legality of reported surveillance of Oregonians opposed to the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas (LNG) pipeline and processing facility.

Aug 6, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) Director Keith Allen expressing concerns with the recent decision to accelerate the closure of the medical center’s Emergency Department and convert  the facility to an Urgent Care clinic as soon as August 16, 2019.

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Aug 6, 2019 Press Release

Yesterday, President Trump gave a weak response to the violent mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead and dozens more wounded. While the President called for the nation to come together to heal, he failed to offer effective solutions. Instead, he blamed the media and video games.

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