Existing Mining Claim Threatens Critical Watershed, Salmon Habitat
Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today sent a letter to the United States Forest Service (USFS) urging the agency to regularly advise the lawmakers as they review the validity of a mining claim within the Southwestern Oregon Mineral Withdrawal Area.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the release of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement:
FAA reauthorization will improve aviation safety and strengthen consumer protections.
Today, the United States House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation that will enhance aviation safety, strengthen consumer protections, and boost the U.S. and Oregon’s economy and aviation workforce. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 302) is a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
WASHINGTON—Oregon Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, and Kurt Schrader joined Governor Kate Brown in celebrating today’s announcement that the Department of Commerce will provide disaster relief to struggling West Coast fisheries.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced a $131,000 grant from Department of Transportation (DOT) to update the Curry County bus system.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced $8.7 million in funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the dredging of Oregon’s ports and other operations and maintenance.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced more than $2 million in funding for the Florence, Roseburg, and Bandon airports from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
FASTER Act would end diversion of passenger-funded security fees, enhancing aviation security resources
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today applauded Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for introducing companion legislation to the FASTER Act, H.R. 2514, in the Senate.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that Hobby Field Airport in Creswell, Oregon will receive $200,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the reconstruction of its taxiway.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, today urged Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske to continue passenger screenings at small and medium-sized airports across the United States.