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Jun 29, 2021 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) today led a bicameral, bipartisan letter to President Biden urging his administration to speedily renegotiate the Columbia River Treaty and to provide regular, substantive updates to Members of Congress on the status of negotiations.  

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

Reps. DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Bonamici today called on President Biden to work with Congress to remove the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, from office and replace him with an individual  committed to bettering the agency’s service and reputation.

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

Reps. DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Bonamici today called on President Biden to work with Congress to remove the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, from office and replace him with an individual  committed to bettering the agency’s service and reputation.

Jun 22, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today encouraged families in Oregon’s 4th congressional district to watch for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December. These payments are part of the American Rescue Plan, which Rep. DeFazio strongly supported and helped pass. 

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Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on his vote in favor of H.R. 256, which repeals the outdated Authorization of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002:

Jun 11, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, this week passed the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act out of committee on a bipartisan vote.

Jun 4, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR introduced the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” a transformational, $547 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill that the committee will consider during a markup next Wednesday, June 9.

May 24, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis, and Amtrak President Stephen Gardner today celebrated the restoration of Oregon’s Amtrak service following several pandemic-related schedule reductions in 2020.

As Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, DeFazio negotiated $1.7 billion for Amtrak in the American Rescue Plan, so service could be restored.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced a $5.5 million grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to be awarded to the Eugene Airport for repairs to the runway and taxiway lighting system.

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