Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (D-MS) today introduced legislation with Congressman John Katko (R-NY) to bolster funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its workforce, ensuring that the agency has the necessary funds and resources to secure America’s a
Rep. Peter DeFazio this week reintroduced four bills that would protect several critical salmon and steelhead habitats in southwestern Oregon and designate more than 30,000 acres of public land as Wilderness.
Today, the House passed legislation introduced by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2019, to help fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
Lawmakers call for meeting with TSA to discuss using Passenger Security Fees to provide wages to Transportation Security Officers working without pay during the government shutdown
Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rep. Bennie G.
Shutdown impacts over 41,000 active duty Coast Guard members performing missions and protecting the coastal borders
Today, Oregon lawmakers applauded legislation introduced by Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that would provide funding for the Coast Guard and ensure that active duty and reserve members of the Coast Guard are paid during the government shutdown.
Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after his selection as Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee for the 116th Congress:
BUILD grants will be awarded to Port of Morrow and Port of Coos Bay
Congressman Peter DeFazio, expected incoming Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the 116th Congress, along with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today announced that the federal Department of Transportation is awarding two major grants to Oregon ports.
“Tomorrow, President Trump will sign the text of NAFTA 2.0 along with Mexico and Canada. Although the president has repeatedly and emphatically stated that he would get rid of the disastrous trade policies of the last twenty-five years, this agreement promotes many of the same damaging provisions as its predecessor.