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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation benefits three Southwestern Oregon tribes

The House of Representatives yesterday approved legislation introduced by Congressman Peter DeFazio that would expand the land rights of three Southwestern Oregon federally-recognized tribes.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Inspection by the VA’s Office of Inspector General uncovered outdated practices, non-uniform standards for gastrointestinal health practices

An investigation into alleged surgical safety issues at the Roseburg VA Medical Center, prompted by Congressman Peter DeFazio, will lead to updated standards of care for gastrointestinal patients at VA facilities across the country.

Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
DeFazio pushes for worker protections, stronger labor and environmental standards, in NAFTA renegotiation

Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted comments pushing for worker protections and stronger labor and environmental standards in a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) set to be negotiated by the Trump Administration this year.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
DeFazio is joined by Mansfield family, who lost their beloved dog and whose son was injured after accidentally detonating an M-44 cyanide bomb, in calling for ban

Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio called for the swift passage of his legislation, the Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2017, to ban the use of two lethal poisons for predator control purposes.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed H.R. 2518, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, which includes language from Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that will keep the Newport air facility open permanently.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

EUGENE—Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), today announced the award of a federal grant to the City of Eugene to construct a publicly-owned high-speed network in the city’s downtown corridor.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio this week successfully secured language in a major school infrastructure repair bill that would provide funds for seismic retrofitting for schools vulnerable to natural disasters, including earthquakes.

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Resolution supports full funding for Senior Corps Programs

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced a bipartisan resolution that would designate May 15-19 as National Senior Corps Week and support full funding of the program.