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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
International Trade Commission confirms unfairly-dumped and subsidized Canadian softwood lumber harms U.S. producers

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) final 4-0 vote confirming that the U.S. softwood lumber industry is materially injured by unfairly subsidized Canadian imports. 

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio last week sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Tony Tooke pressing the agency on specifics regarding their aerial firefighting resources and procedures.

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Duties to be levied on Chinese hardwood lumber market to counteract unfair trade practices

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Greg Walden (OR-02) today applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) final 4-0 vote confirming that the U.S. hardwood plywood industry has been, or is threatened to be, materially injured by unfairly subsidized Chinese imports. 

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Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

Today, members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties.

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to renew a critical program that spurs economic growth and job creation in Oregon communities. Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), an original cosponsor of companion legislation, applauded House passage of H.R.

Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Peter King (NY-02) today led a bipartisan group of two dozen Members in sending a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer supporting U.S. negotiators’ proposed solution to long-standing highway safety issues in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, the Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $2.6 million in emergency relief grants to rebuild and repair roads in Oregon impacted or destroyed by natural disasters, severe winter storms, and flooding.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
Investigators to Continue Interviews with Staff about Personnel Issues, Medical Care, Patient Safety

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that investigators from the VA Office of the Medical Inspector will be returning to the Roseburg and Eugene VA facilities next week.

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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
New Duties Will Rein In Unfair Dumping; Level the Playing Field for U.S. Softwood Industry

WASHINGTON—Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Greg Walden (OR-02), Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today released the following statement in response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce of final antidumping and countervailing duties on softwood lumber imports from Canada:

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan amendment would protect environmentally-sensitive areas from timber harvest

A bipartisan amendment to the Resilient Federal Forests Act offered today by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) was unanimously approved by the House.

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