IRS Enhancement and Tax Gap Reduction Act Would Help IRS Collect Underpaid Taxes from Wealthiest Earners and Corporations, Shrink “Tax Gap”
In the face of an economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) will reintroduce legislation today that will help the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) collect trillions in unpaid and underpaid taxes over the next decade from the top earners and corporations, leveling the playing field for working families and creating a fairer U.S. tax system.
The brief, led by Wyden and filed in the ACOG vs. FDA case, challenges the in-person dispensing requirement of the abortion medication mifepristone during the COVID-19 public health emergency
Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden last week led 148 Members of Congress, including Sen. Jeff Merkley, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Rep. Peter DeFazio and Rep.
Members to White House: “Oregon and her citizens are suffering under the strain of enormous calamity”
Today, in an effort led by Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04), whose committee has jurisdiction over FEMA, the entire Oregon congressional delegation called on President Biden to approve a February 9 request from Governor Kate Brown for additional federal funds to respond to recent windstorm-wildfire events.
Rep. Peter DeFazio yesterday re-introduced legislation to make permanent a twenty-year ban on new mining projects in the Pistol River and Rough and Ready Creek watersheds in southwest Oregon.
“We have a chance to do something big here”
Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today met with President Joe Biden and other members of House Democratic leadership to discuss the urgent need for another COVID-19 relief package.
In a new letter, DeFazio praises President Biden for revoking multiple Executive Orders of the Trump administration that were harmful to public health and the environment and ask him to go one step further
Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) called on President Joe Biden to repeal the Trump administration’s so-called Navigable Waters Protection Rule—a harmful rule appropriately known as the Trump Dirty Water Rule.
Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Tom Reed (NY-23), Carolyn B.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Lane County Commissioner Heather Buch today applauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) approval of Lane County’s request for a direct housing mission following September’s deadly wildfires.
DeFazio: “If implemented correctly, this is exactly how we put millions of people to work and Build Back Better”