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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Press Releases

Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the release of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement:

 

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Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
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).

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

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.

Sep 21, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced a $131,000 grant from Department of Transportation (DOT) to update the Curry County bus system.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release

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.

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

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).

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release

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.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) last week introduced legislation that would designate segments of the Chetco River and its tributaries as Wild and Scenic and permanently establish protections against future mining claims.

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