Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) managed debate as the U.S. House of Representatives considered Sami’s Law (H.R. 4686).
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) applauded House passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA).
As the expiration of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program rapidly approaches, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the urgent need for the Trump administration and Senate Republicans to end their political games and work to pass additional coronavirus relief legislation for the American people:
Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Alma Adams (NC-12) Wednesday sent a letter to the new Postmaster General (PMG) Louis DeJoy blasting his suggested changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS) that could dramatically degrade service across the country.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he has secured nearly $3.5 million in coronavirus recovery funding for small businesses across southwest Oregon.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today voted in support of H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act, to provide permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establish the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund. The legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 310-107.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Tuesday sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) urging the preparation of emergency contingency plans at the Port of Gold Beach, which has been threatened by severe shoaling.
Tuesday, the Maritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act (MTSERA), introduced by Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), as well as two other provisions relating to and supporting the maritime industry, passed through the House as part of a DeFazio Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Elijah E. Cummings Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2020, legislation led by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio to authorize funds for, reinforce, and support the United States Coast Guard, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).