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Feb 5, 2021 Press Release
“We have a chance to do something big here”

Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today met with President Joe Biden and other members of House Democratic leadership to discuss the urgent need for another COVID-19 relief package.

Feb 2, 2021 Press Release
In a new letter, DeFazio praises President Biden for revoking multiple Executive Orders of the Trump administration that were harmful to public health and the environment and ask him to go one step further

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) called on President Joe Biden to repeal the Trump administration’s so-called Navigable Waters Protection Rule—a harmful rule appropriately known as the Trump Dirty Water Rule.

Jan 25, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Lane County Commissioner Heather Buch today applauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) approval of Lane County’s request for a direct housing mission following September’s deadly wildfires.

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Jan 25, 2021 Press Release
DeFazio: “If implemented correctly, this is exactly how we put millions of people to work and Build Back Better”

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Jan 22, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the Executive Actions on climate change President Joe Biden signed this week:

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Jan 22, 2021 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement applauding President Biden for prioritizing Federal agency scrutiny of the Trump administration’s “Dirty Water Rule” and gutting of the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as part of the President’s Executive Order titled, “Pr

Jan 21, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that Coos Bay will receive an additional $34.65 million in funding for the Coos Bay North Jetty from the Army Corps of Engineers for a total of $42.174 million in Fiscal Year 2021.

Jan 21, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that he has secured an additional $17 million in COVID relief funding for Lane Transit District (LTD) to support ongoing transit services and improve and protect the health and safety of frontline workers. 

 

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