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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

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.”

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on his vote against the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020:

“Today I voted against the Conference Report to Accompany S.1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

In conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced the Oregon fourth district winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge—Ajay Sridhar, a senior at Crescent Valley High School. Sridhar’s app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the announcement of the new North American trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada (USMCA):

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Dec 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today voted in favor of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which passed the House of Representatives on a 228 – 187 vote. The bill restores the full strength of the Voting Rights Act after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby v. Holder decision hollowed the Act, unleashing a flood of voter suppression laws.

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