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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today announced that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) awarded approximately $4.9 million to six universities and one non-profit, including the University of Oregon, to support the transition of the “ShakeAlert” earthquake early warning (EEW) system from testing to production.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

EUGENERep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the attack in Charlottesville:

Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced legislation that would end price gouging on prescription drugs and other health care products developed with taxpayer money.

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Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

EUGENE—Due to anticipated extreme heat conditions, Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced a change in location for his upcoming town hall meeting in Oakridge scheduled for Wednesday, August 2nd at 5:30 PM.

The town hall meeting, originally scheduled to be held at Oakridge High School, will now be held at:

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee in strong support of a balanced budget amendment.

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

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

Monday, July 31

Roseburg Town Hall Meeting
5:30-6:30 PM
Rose Theatre
Roseburg High School
400 W. Harvard Ave

Tuesday, August 1

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Today while the House Budget Committee considers the Republicans’ fiscally-irresponsible FY 2018 budget, Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced legislation that would amend the U.S. Constitution to include a balanced budget amendment.

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation benefits three Southwestern Oregon tribes

The House of Representatives yesterday approved legislation introduced by Congressman Peter DeFazio that would expand the land rights of three Southwestern Oregon federally-recognized tribes.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Inspection by the VA’s Office of Inspector General uncovered outdated practices, non-uniform standards for gastrointestinal health practices

An investigation into alleged surgical safety issues at the Roseburg VA Medical Center, prompted by Congressman Peter DeFazio, will lead to updated standards of care for gastrointestinal patients at VA facilities across the country.

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