Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement:
“We are here again.
“Another horrifying police shooting of an unarmed Black American – this time Jacob Blake of Kenosha, WI, shot in the back seven times in front of his children and fiancé.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he has secured more than $381,000 in coronavirus recovery funding for economic recovery planning efforts in the Albany/Corvallis area.
Operational Changes at USPS Delaying Delivery of Critical Medications
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chair Mark Takano (CA-41), along with Reps.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that he has secured a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for Lane Transit District (LTD).
The funds will be used to purchase five new electric buses, replacing five 17-year old diesel buses.
Call for resignation or removal comes in the wake of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s “Friday Night Massacre”
In the wake of newly-appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s “Friday Night Massacre” at the United States Postal Service (USPS), Congressman Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04) and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) are calling on him to resign or be removed immediately.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today introduced the Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) Act, legislation that will reduce violence in mental health crisis response and strengthen community-based mental health resources.
The bill is the House companion to legislation introduced by Senator Ron Wyden.
Only 64% of Oregon’s 4th Congressional District Has Completed the Census
Rep. Peter DeFazio today urged his constituents to complete the 2020 U.S. Census, as records indicate that more than one-third of Oregonians have yet to respond.
DeFazio-led Letter from 131 Members of the House Democratic Caucus encourages Speaker Pelosi to fight for USPS in forthcoming COVID-19 legislation
Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04) Tuesday led 130 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi requesting strong support for the United States Postal Service in forthcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced the “Prevent Federal Law Enforcement Abuse in the Protection of Federal Property Act,” legislation to strengthen and clarify 40 U.S. Code § 1315, the statute the Trump administration is abusing in order to deputize Federal employees of the U.S.