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Jul 12, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio announced that he secured $32.72 million for the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.

Jul 9, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that the North Bend Airport would receive $1.06 million as part of the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed into law earlier this year.

Jul 8, 2021 Press Release
Noting the unprecedented 2020 season and wildfires already burning across the state, lawmakers are asking for details on preparation efforts

Oregon’s U.S.

Jul 7, 2021 Press Release
Federal government will cover 100 percent of debris removal and emergency protective measures taken by state and local governments during the crisis

Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), alongside Oregon’s U.S.

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Transformative bill includes $3.67 Billion for Oregon Highways, $848 million for Oregon Transit, $20 million for projects in SW Oregon

The INVEST in America Act, transformative legislation authored by Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Peter DeFazio, today passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 221-201.

Jun 29, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio announced that he secured $3.825 million for projects in southwest Oregon in the House version of the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior Appropriations Bill.

Jun 29, 2021 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) today led a bicameral, bipartisan letter to President Biden urging his administration to speedily renegotiate the Columbia River Treaty and to provide regular, substantive updates to Members of Congress on the status of negotiations.  

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
Analysis Shows DeJoy’s So-Called “Delivering for America” Plan Will Significantly Slow Mail Delivery in Oregon

Reps. DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Bonamici today called on President Biden to work with Congress to remove the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, from office and replace him with an individual  committed to bettering the agency’s service and reputation.

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
Analysis Shows DeJoy’s So-Called “Delivering for America” Plan Will Significantly Slow Mail Delivery in Oregon

Reps. DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Bonamici today called on President Biden to work with Congress to remove the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, from office and replace him with an individual  committed to bettering the agency’s service and reputation.

Jun 22, 2021 Press Release
43,200 Households, Covering 90.4% Of All Children in OR-04, Could Get Up to $300 Per Child Every Month July-December as Part of American Rescue Plan DeFazio Helped Pass

Rep. Peter DeFazio today encouraged families in Oregon’s 4th congressional district to watch for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December. These payments are part of the American Rescue Plan, which Rep. DeFazio strongly supported and helped pass. 

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