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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Sep 21, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced a $131,000 grant from Department of Transportation (DOT) to update the Curry County bus system.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced $8.7 million in funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the dredging of Oregon’s ports and other operations and maintenance.

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced more than $2 million in funding for the Florence, Roseburg, and Bandon airports from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
FASTER Act would end diversion of passenger-funded security fees, enhancing aviation security resources

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today applauded Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for introducing companion legislation to the FASTER Act, H.R. 2514, in the Senate.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that Hobby Field Airport in Creswell, Oregon will receive $200,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the reconstruction of its taxiway.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, today urged Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske to continue passenger screenings at small and medium-sized airports across the United States.

Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) last week introduced legislation that would designate segments of the Chetco River and its tributaries as Wild and Scenic and permanently establish protections against future mining claims.

Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced more than $11 million in Department of Transportation (DOT) grants for airport improvements in Albany, Corvallis, Eugene, Gold Beach, and North Bend.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced he will hold the following town hall meetings across southwestern Oregon later this summer:

Thursday, August 9

Springfield (Seniors)
3:30-4:30 PM
Willamalane Adult Activity Center
215 W. C Street, Springfield

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-4) today announced that the Corvallis airport will receive a grant of $6,520,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The grant will be used to reconstruct the airport’s taxiway and rehabilitate runway lighting.

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