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Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

– Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure voted the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) favorably out of Committee, where it now heads to the House Floor for a vote.

 

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s markup of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.

Chair DeFazio:

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure voted the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) favorably out of Committee, where it now heads to the House Floor for a vote.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after the House Committee on Appropriations advanced the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) bill with a newly-added provision requiring masks on airplanes, large public transit systems, and Amtrak trains and ensuring t

Jul 13, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Aumua Amata Radewagen (AS-At Large) in introducing bipartisan legislation to re-authorize a successful Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) work-study program in congressional offices, allowing veterans to assist their fellow veterans with accessing the benefits and services they’ve earned.

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Jul 13, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Aumua Amata Radewagen (AS-At Large) in introducing bipartisan legislation to re-authorize a successful Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) work-study program in congressional offices, allowing veterans to assist their fellow veterans with accessing the benefits and services they’ve earned.

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Jul 13, 2020 Press Release
This legislation is critical to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) introduced the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA).

Jul 13, 2020 Press Release
This legislation is critical to Oregon’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) introduced the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA).

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Historic Infrastructure Package Will Invest $500 Billion in Roads, Transit and Rail, Create Millions of Family-Wage Jobs

The Moving Forward Act, transformative infrastructure legislation drafted and spearheaded by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04), today passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 233-188.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
DeFazio Urges Police Reforms, Improved Accountability

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday evening voted in favor of the Justice in Policing Act, comprehensive legislation to improve police accountability and change the culture of law enforcement.

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