Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Reps.
Following Social Security Administration’s Anemic Cost of Living Increase for Seniors for 2021, Lawmakers Propose 3% Adjustment
Following the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) announcement of a meager 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries in 2021, Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and John B. Larson (CT-01) have proposed emergency legislation to increase the 2021 COLA to 3%.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he has secured a nearly $9.9 million grant from the Department of Transportation for repairs to the Coos Bay Rail Line (CBRL).
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the passing of former Representative Jim Weaver:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today led the Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Greg Walden (OR-02), Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) in urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve the State of Oregon’s request for direct housing assistance utilizing a full range of options for wildfire victims.
Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today led Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici in urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to increase the Federal cost share for debris removal costs related to the recent wildfires in Oregon to 100 percent.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the House passage of the updated Heroes Act, House Democrats’ COVID-19 relief package:
DeFazio to Assistant Secretary James: “The [Trump administration’s] Dirty Water Rule ignores the fact that Americans depend on clean water for our health and the health of our communities and economy. We need clean water upstream to have healthy communities downstream”
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to R.D.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday sent a letter to Roseburg VA Director Keith Allen demanding an update on safety protocols and procedures in place after reports of seven COVID-19 infections at the Roseburg VA Health Care System (RVAHCS).
Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure marked up legislation authored by T&I Chair Peter DeFazio to reduce the financial burdens on states, tribes and local communities after natural disasters, such as wildfires, floods, and hurricanes during the COVID-19 pandemic.