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Mar 31, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced more than $16.1 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan will be awarded to community health centers in Oregon’s 4th congressional district to expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment operations. The American Rescue Plan was signed into law on March 11 and passed Congress with Rep. DeFazio’s strong support.

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Mar 31, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement on President Joe Biden announcing his American Jobs Plan:

Mar 25, 2021 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled, “The Administration’s Priorities for Transportation Infrastructure.” Video of DeFazio’s opening statement is

Mar 17, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation will help home and business owners rebuild after natural disasters

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) today reintroduced the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act, bipartisan legislation that will create a $3,000 tax credit for homes and a $25,000 tax credit for businesses to help their owners rebuild after natural disasters.

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Mar 16, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today re-introduced the Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) Act, legislation that will reduce violence in mental health crisis response and strengthen community-based mental health resources.

Mar 16, 2021 Press Release
The Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 provides an infusion of Federal assistance for the construction, repair, and replacement of the Nation’s network of wastewater and stormwater conveyance and treatment facilities

Washington, D.C. — Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is set to introduce the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today was named the second-most effective lawmaker of the 116th Congress by the non-partisan Center for Effective Lawmaking.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Jared Huffman (CA-02), Chair of the Natural Resources Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee and member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to U.S.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), along with the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and John Katko (R-NY) today re-introduced legislation to bolster funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its workforce, ensuring that the agency has the necess

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release
American Rescue Plan will increase vaccines and testing, provide economic assistance to individuals and families

Rep. Peter DeFazio today voted in favor of the American Rescue Plan, legislation to provide urgently-needed COVID-19 relief to the American people.

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