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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today joined Juliana v. United States youth plaintiffs, and Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg at the United States Supreme Court to call on Americans to participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 20, 2019 and urge leaders to take immediate action to address the climate crisis.

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — At a hearing today before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), challenged Assistant Administrator of the U.S.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led 16 Members of Congress in letters to nearly two dozen multinational corporations and financial firms with business in Brazil, urging them to use their leverage to protect the Amazon Rainforest.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) introduced H.R.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
The Five Worst Things the Trump Administration is Doing Right Now to Undermine Clean Water

Washington, DC- Nearly fifty years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the Trump EPA has quietly launched an unprecedented attack on the very policies and regulations that have helped hundreds of millions of Americans access clean water in communities across the country.

Sep 11, 2019 Press Release
Lawmaker’s Letter to Federal Watchdog Offices Highlight Bernhardt Conflicts of Interest with Jordan Cove Project

Washington, DC—Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today sent a letter to oversight officials at the U.S. Department of the Interior demanding answers about the questionable activity of U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt.

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairs DeFazio and Titus Request Key Records and Question Why the Agency is Taking Legal Guidance from Trump Hotel Attorney

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
Legislation Bans Key Imports and Halts Military and Security Assistance to Brazil Until Action is Taken to Combat Rainforest Wildfires

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.

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