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Aug 25, 2021 Press Release

Congressman DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement in response to a report that a wildland firefighter had been killed battling the Gales Fire north of Oakridge on Monday afternoon.

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Aug 20, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio yesterday toured the new Federally Qualified Health Center in Cottage Grove, the South Lane Clinic, anticipated to open in early 2022.

Aug 18, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) will host a Tele-Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 19 at 3:00pm PDT.

DeFazio will speak on Build Back Better – President Joe Biden’s three-part plan to rescue, recover, and rebuild the American economy – and will answer questions from constituents.

Aug 17, 2021 Press Release

Rep. DeFazio today released the following statement in response to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of U.S. Armed Forces.

Aug 16, 2021 Press Release
Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio, Blumenauer, Schrader, Bonamici, Bentz: Latest COVID wave means “the state hospital and health care systems are facing an acute staffing need”

Oregon’s entire congressional delegation today urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help the state cope with the latest surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations by providing medical personnel.

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Aug 12, 2021 Press Release

Rep. DeFazio (OR-04) today introduced the Affordable Pricing for Taxpayer-Funded Prescription Drugs Act, legislation that would end price-gouging on prescription drugs developed with taxpayer dollars.

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Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
Congressman DeFazio and Secretary Walsh promoted the workforce development and job-creation proposals included in President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda

U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today brought U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to Springfield, Oregon to tour a workforce training center and highlight how President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda is rebuilding our economy and creating millions of good-paying jobs.

Aug 6, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced “Canyon’s Law”, legislation to ban the use of M-44 lethal predator devices on federal public lands.

Aug 4, 2021 Press Release

Rep. DeFazio today released the following statement in response to a report that the state of Oregon shot and killed two wolf pups on Sunday.

Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

Rep. DeFazio today released the following statement in response to House Republicans blocking a measure that would have extended the CDC’s residential eviction moratorium to October 18, 2021.

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