EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the resignation of VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) Director Doug Paxton:
“Tonight, President Trump declared that, after his first year in office, his administration has made our nation a safer, stronger, and prouder America. Instead, I heard a speech short on policy and long on platitudes and props, one that outlined the many ways that the Trump administration and their irresponsible policies are hurting American workers, seniors, children, and families.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the latest stop-gap funding measure to fund the federal government through February 8, 2018:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today applauded the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to use a tree from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest as the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the stop-gap funding measure proposed by House Republicans to fund the federal government through February 16, 2018:
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Michael Capuano (D-MA) sent a letter to Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson requesting a detailed update on Amtrak’s safety culture and implementation of Positive Train Control (PT
Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to Governor Kate Brown, State Treasurer Tobias Read, and every member of the Oregon State Legislature urging the lawmakers to consider a proposal to redefine state and local taxes as charitable contributions in response to the recent tax overhaul legislation.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement after meeting with senior officials from the VA on recent investigations into claims of misconduct, mismanagement, and degraded patient care at the VA Roseburg Healthcare System:
Legislation authored by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act, was today signed into law by President Trump.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement of intent to repeal an Obama-era policy that protects states that have legalized marijuana from federal prosecution: