Today, as the COVID-19 pandemic has led to massive layoffs and economic hardship across the United States, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, and U.S.
Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development John Fleming requesting that Economic Development Administration (EDA) programs respond as quickly as possible to businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to engage in planning for alternate medical facilities, in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the ongoing public health threat of COVID-19:
U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Suzanne Bonamici in a letter to Vice President Pence seeking urgently needed COVID-19 aid for Oregon, including surgical masks, respirators, ventilators and more.
Ahead of tax season, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) has introduced legislation that would help the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) collect underpaid taxes from the top earners in the United States, leveling the playing field for working families and creating a fairer U.S. tax system.
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) expressed his condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. On March 10, 2019, 157 people died when their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, killing everyone on board.
Today, nearly one year after launching its investigation into the design, development, and certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Majority Staff released its preliminary investigative findings.
Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici, and Earl Blumenauer, today announced $500,000 in Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding for the State of Oregon to help fight the coronavirus.
The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “The Airline Passenger Experience: What It Is and What It Could Be.”