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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) today led a bipartisan group of 85 Representatives in a letter to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, urging her to reconsider the decision to delist the Gray Wolf under the Endangered Species Act.

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
Legislation creates good-paying jobs, grows opportunity, and supports the vulnerable

Today, Rep. DeFazio voted to pass H.R. 4502, a package of seven funding bills which would make vital investments in Oregon’s communities. The investments in the bill would create good-paying jobs for Americans, bolster opportunities for the middle class and small businesses, and provide a lifeline for working families and those in need.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04) joined a bipartisan, bicameral effort to secure more relief for farmers, ranchers, and other agriculture producers in the western United States affected by historic wildfires, droughts, and extreme heat. In a letter to U.S.

Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rand Paul (R-KY) urged the House Armed Services Committee to reject efforts to expand military draft registration.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. DeFazio defended consumers and businesses victimized by scams and fraud by voting for H.R.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Kurt Schrader (OR-05) today announced $2.32M for habitat restoration projects across three Oregon coast watersheds: The Upper Rogue, Coos Bay, and Siletz River watersheds.

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4)—who serves as the Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which oversees the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)— and Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley are leading U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S.

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced the first day Oregonians will start receiving Child Tax Credit payments of up to $300 per month per child. These payments are part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, which Rep. DeFazio strongly supported and helped pass into law.

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release

Today Rep. Peter DeFazio announced that he successfully secured millions of dollars in funding for community housing and recreation projects in the Fiscal Year 2022 Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill.

DeFazio secured two projects, including:

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio announced that he secured millions of dollars in funding for projects in Lane and Benton counties as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill.

DeFazio secured several critical projects for Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District, including: