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Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on his vote in favor of H.R. 256, which repeals the outdated Authorization of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002:

Jun 11, 2021 Press Release
Transformative Bill includes $20 million for projects in SW Oregon

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, this week passed the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act out of committee on a bipartisan vote.

Jun 10, 2021 Press Release
The $547 billion surface transportation bill would make transformational investments to create good paying jobs bringing America’s roads, bridges, transit, and rail into the modern era

The list of groups coming out in support of the

Jun 4, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR introduced the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” a transformational, $547 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill that the committee will consider during a markup next Wednesday, June 9.

May 24, 2021 Press Release
As Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, DeFazio Negotiated $1.7 billion for Amtrak in the American Rescue Plan

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis, and Amtrak President Stephen Gardner today celebrated the restoration of Oregon’s Amtrak service following several pandemic-related schedule reductions in 2020.

As Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, DeFazio negotiated $1.7 billion for Amtrak in the American Rescue Plan, so service could be restored.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced a $5.5 million grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to be awarded to the Eugene Airport for repairs to the runway and taxiway lighting system.

May 10, 2021 Press Release
More than 43,000 Households in Oregon’s 4th Congressional District Could Receive Up to $300 per Child Every Month as Part of American Rescue Plan

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today urged working families in Oregon’s 4th congressional district to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17th deadline to ensure they receive the accurate amount in new advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments they are entitled to as soon as payments begin, likely later this summer.

May 6, 2021 Press Release
COVID-19 Relief Bill to provide $18,694,801 for Oregon Seniors

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced the release of $18,694,801 in funding for critical Older Americans Act programs as part of the American Rescue Plan he strongly supported. 

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May 6, 2021 Press Release
COVID-19 Relief Bill to provide $18,694,801 for Oregon Seniors

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced the release of $18,694,801 in funding for critical Older Americans Act programs as part of the American Rescue Plan he strongly supported. 

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Apr 30, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led members of the House Organic Caucus in introducing the Continuous Improvement and Accountability in Organic Standards Act (CIAO), bipartisan legislation to improve the federal process for the oversight of organic food standards.

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