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Jan 7, 2021 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement:
 

Jan 6, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement:

“What happened today at the U.S. Capitol, in no uncertain terms, was an attempted coup by insurrectionists who were encouraged by Donald Trump’s violent, destructive, and treasonous rhetoric and behavior.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today released the following statement after passage of his bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which includes his provision to ensure that Harbor Maintenance funds are actually used for harbor maintenance. This measure now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Paul Gosar (AZ-04) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) to rein in health insurance price-gouging and promote fair competition, unanimously passed the Senate last night and is expected to be signed into law today.

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Dec 21, 2020 Press Release
Wide-ranging bill provides funding to help states respond to COVID crisis, improve maintenance and operations of ports, and makes key improvements to aircraft certification

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) secured key victories in the COVID-19 relief and annual federal budget bill that passed the House of Representatives tonight, including disaster relief funding for states responding to the COVID crisis, legislation to distribute already-collected funds to the country’s ports for maintenance and operations, la

Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today voted in support of legislation to provide additional COVID-19 relief to struggling working families and small businesses.

 

Dec 8, 2020 Press Release
Bill provides funding for improvements to SW Oregon ports & waterways

Today, the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020), legislation led by Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, unanimously passed the House.

Dec 4, 2020 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Russ Fulcher (ID-01), Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) today led a bipartisan letter to congressional leadership urging reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools (SRS)  program and robust funding for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program in the appropriations process.

Nov 25, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced a nearly $1.5 million grant, awarded by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), to construct the Ko-Kwel Wellness Center to provide medical and dental services for the Coquille Indian Tribe.

Nov 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its decision on the Pebble Mine Project in Bristol Bay, Alaska, denying the permit.

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