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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement about H.R. 1, the Republican tax plan:

Dec 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, released the following statement about the Amtrak derailment that occurred earlier today:

Dec 15, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced that the Coquille Indian Tribe of Southwest Oregon will receive a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant of $200,000 through the Tribal Transit Program to expand their transportation services.

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the upcoming net neutrality rollback vote coming before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC):

“I have called on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to protect net neutrality. We must ensure that the internet remains a free and open space for everyone—not just big corporations.”

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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
International Trade Commission confirms unfairly-dumped and subsidized Canadian softwood lumber harms U.S. producers

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) final 4-0 vote confirming that the U.S. softwood lumber industry is materially injured by unfairly subsidized Canadian imports. 

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio last week sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Tony Tooke pressing the agency on specifics regarding their aerial firefighting resources and procedures.

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Duties to be levied on Chinese hardwood lumber market to counteract unfair trade practices

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Greg Walden (OR-02) today applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) final 4-0 vote confirming that the U.S. hardwood plywood industry has been, or is threatened to be, materially injured by unfairly subsidized Chinese imports. 

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Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

Today, members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties.

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to renew a critical program that spurs economic growth and job creation in Oregon communities. Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), an original cosponsor of companion legislation, applauded House passage of H.R.

Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Peter King (NY-02) today led a bipartisan group of two dozen Members in sending a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer supporting U.S. negotiators’ proposed solution to long-standing highway safety issues in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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