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Mar 16, 2021 Press Release
The Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 provides an infusion of Federal assistance for the construction, repair, and replacement of the Nation’s network of wastewater and stormwater conveyance and treatment facilities

Washington, D.C. — Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is set to introduce the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today was named the second-most effective lawmaker of the 116th Congress by the non-partisan Center for Effective Lawmaking.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Jared Huffman (CA-02), Chair of the Natural Resources Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee and member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to U.S.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), along with the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and John Katko (R-NY) today re-introduced legislation to bolster funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its workforce, ensuring that the agency has the necess

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release
American Rescue Plan will increase vaccines and testing, provide economic assistance to individuals and families

Rep. Peter DeFazio today voted in favor of the American Rescue Plan, legislation to provide urgently-needed COVID-19 relief to the American people.

Mar 8, 2021 Press Release

After President Joe Biden indicated his intention to rein in open-ended foreign conflicts Friday, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today re-introduced comprehensive legislation that reaffirms and strengthens Congress’s constitutional war powers authority.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 1, The For the People Act, will protect and expand the right to vote, take big money out of politics, and restore ethics and integrity to government

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday voted in support of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, landmark legislation that will expand voting rights and accessibility, ensure the integrity of our elections, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and clean up corruption in Washington, D.C.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

Rep. P­eter DeFazio, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, released the following statement after today’s bipartisan meeting at the White House to discuss infrastructure.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release
DeFazio Urges Police Reforms, Improved Accountability

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday voted in favor of the Justice in Policing Act, comprehensive legislation to improve police accountability.

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement after voting in support for the American Rescue Plan, legislation to provide urgently-needed COVID-19 relief to the American people:

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