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Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement:

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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to the top official at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) urging immediate action be taken to conduct a thorough analysis of the potential impacts of transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail tank car.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement ahead of the House of Representatives’ vote to impeach President Donald Trump:

“Today is a dark day for both our country and our representative democracy.

“I fully support the articles of impeachment drafted by the House Judiciary Committee and will be voting in favor of them today.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

“Yesterday the House passed two bills that will fund the federal government through Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

“The first package, for which I voted in support, includes a number of provisions that will have a positive impact on Oregonians’ lives.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and U.S.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
Amicus makes the case for the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act and Congress’s authority to legislate for the benefit of Indian Tribes

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Administrator Andrew Wheeler of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing his strong disapproval of the Trump Administration’s plans to move forward with rolling back protections for our Nation’s waterways—a clear and destructive priority of this Administration.

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on his vote in support of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act:

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

Following are the opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (OR-04) during today’s hearing titled: “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Federal Aviation Administration’s Oversight of the Aircraft’s Certification.”

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