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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Nov 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today, announced he is an original cosponsor of The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, legislation that aims to retrofit, rehabilitate, and decarbonize the nation’s public housing stock.

Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced The Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act, legislation that would strengthen the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of repair stations located outside the United States, particularly at a time when airlines are increasingly relying on outso

Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Frank Pallone Jr.

Nov 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Yesterday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), sent a letter to President and CEO of Airlines for America Nicholas Calio, CEO of Delta Air Lines Ed Bastian, and President of the National Air Carriers Association George Novak requesting information on the largest U.S.

Nov 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today delivered testimony before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

Nov 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (OR-04), today released testimony from Oregon State Representative, Nancy Nathanson (Eugene, District 13) delivered at a committee hearing titled: “Amtrak Now and Into the Future.” Nathanson advocated for increased federal funding for passenger rail operations, more reliable c

Nov 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) sent a letter to Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Stephen Dickson questioning the way the FAA made decisions on two safety-related items with potentially catastrophic consequences: rudder cable protec

Nov 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio today responded to the news that President Donald Trump formally notified the United Nations that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Following is DeFazio’s statement.

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) on House passage of H.Res. 660, a resolution to establish the next phase of the House impeachment inquiry including open hearings on the abuse of power by the president.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Following are the opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (OR-04) during today’s hearing titled: “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Design, Development, and Marketing of the Aircraft.”  Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg will testify at the hearing.

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