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May 12, 2020 Press Release

Chair Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Chair Frank Pallone (NJ-06) today introduced legislation to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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May 8, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to provide long-term financial relief for students by including student debt cancellation in the next coronavirus relief package.

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May 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced the Clean Water for All Act, which would prohibit the implementation of the Trump administration’s Dirty Water Rule – the most draconian rollback of clean water protections in the history of the Clean Water Act. In addition, the bill would require the U.S.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

Today members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation –Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, and Kurt Schrader, along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley– called on Congressional leadership to address the disproportionate barriers and outcomes that Latinx and immigrant communities face when trying to access health care services and economic relief during the COVID-

May 6, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced the Coquille Indian Tribe has received $350,000 in federal grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assess the Ko’Kwel Wharf Property as a possible brownfield location.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after Frontier Airlines started offering a new charge for passengers trying to maintain distance on flights during the COVID-19 pandemic:

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after leading U.S.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) today led more than 50 lawmakers in sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him to ensure that Americans with limited or no internet access are able to receive Coronavirus Economic Impact Payments as soon as possible.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), John Katko (R-NY-24), and Rodney Davis (R-IL-16) today led a 101-member effort calling on Congress to invest in direct funding for smaller and rural county governments in upcoming COVID-19 relief packages.

 

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is demanding answers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after numerous accounts of the agency redirecting or re-prioritizing urgently-needed protective gear and medical equipment amid allegations of political influence from the White House.

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