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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release
First Time in 32 Years Congress Has Authorized the Federal Wastewater Program

Washington, DC—The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today approved bipartisan legislation drafted by Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (OR-04), the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act, H.R. 1497, which authorizes federal funding to help communities across our country build and maintain wastewater infrastructure.

Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (OR-04), issued the following statement after Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee released its report on the Lion Air flight 610 crash.

Oct 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after media reports of the Trump Organization looking to sell its hotel currently housed in the federally-owned Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Oct 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued a subpoena to the General Services Administration (GSA) for key documents regarding the federal lease with the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C.  GSA failed to comply with

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Rep.

Oct 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio today was joined by a bipartisan group of 72 members in a letter to House Leadership urging Congress to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Program for at least two years.

Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sharply criticized the Federal Aviation Administration’s failure to provide key emails to the Committee and called on U.S.

Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) announcement of a proposed rule to move forward with their plan to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail.

Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) criticized Boeing in a statement after the release of a damming instant message chain between two Boeing employees revealing a broken safety culture and knowledge of failed systems that led to the crash of two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that killed 346 people and led to t

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