Rep. Peter DeFazio today urged VA Secretary David Shulkin to investigate troubling reports of continued retaliation against whistleblowers within the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).
This week, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs.
EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the resignation of VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) Director Doug Paxton:
“Tonight, President Trump declared that, after his first year in office, his administration has made our nation a safer, stronger, and prouder America. Instead, I heard a speech short on policy and long on platitudes and props, one that outlined the many ways that the Trump administration and their irresponsible policies are hurting American workers, seniors, children, and families.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the latest stop-gap funding measure to fund the federal government through February 8, 2018:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today applauded the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to use a tree from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest as the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the stop-gap funding measure proposed by House Republicans to fund the federal government through February 16, 2018:
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Michael Capuano (D-MA) sent a letter to Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson requesting a detailed update on Amtrak’s safety culture and implementation of Positive Train Control (PT
Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to Governor Kate Brown, State Treasurer Tobias Read, and every member of the Oregon State Legislature urging the lawmakers to consider a proposal to redefine state and local taxes as charitable contributions in response to the recent tax overhaul legislation.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement after meeting with senior officials from the VA on recent investigations into claims of misconduct, mismanagement, and degraded patient care at the VA Roseburg Healthcare System: