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Sep 10, 2020 Press Release
Declaration includes Provision Pushed by DeFazio to Provide Assistance for Displaced Evacuees, Additional Firefighting Resources

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded White House approval of Oregon’s request for an Emergency declaration in response to the catastrophic wildfires that are currently ravaging the state.

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Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the wildfires impacting southwest Oregon and other parts of the state: 

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Sep 9, 2020 Press Release
In a bipartisan, bicameral effort, the congressional delegation is urging expedited approval of the governor’s disaster relief requests

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader, and Suzanne Bonamici, are requesting rapid approval of Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s request for federal disaster relief, as unprecedented wildfires ravage the state.

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Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to quickly approve Governor Kate Brown’s September 9, 2020 request for a Major Disaster declaration for Oregon due to severe wildfire damage. The letter was also sent to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Peter Gaynor.

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Aug 27, 2020 Press Release

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.

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

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.

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Aug 14, 2020 Press Release
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.

Aug 11, 2020 Press Release

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.

Aug 8, 2020 Press Release
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.

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