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Apr 20, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he has secured $37 million for transit funding for southwest Oregon in the CARES ACT.

Apr 17, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the Treasury Department and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ response to calls for automatic COVID-19 economic impact payments to veterans and their beneficiaries who receive Compensation and Pension (C&P) benefit payments.

Apr 17, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the Treasury Department and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ response to calls for automatic COVID-19 economic impact payments to veterans and their beneficiaries who receive Compensation and Pension (C&P) benefit payments.

Apr 15, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today applauded the Treasury Department and Social Security Administration’s response to calls for automatic COVID-19 economic impact payments to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients.

Apr 15, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) launch of the free “Get My Payment” web tool to help Americans submit their direct deposit information and track their Economic Impact Payment checks.

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Apr 14, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced agreements with 10 air carriers that will use Congressionally-approved grants to keep an estimated 750,000 airline employees on the payroll through September.

Apr 14, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that he has secured more than $25 million in grants for southwest Oregon airports in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Apr 10, 2020 Press Release

Today, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio joined twenty-two of his colleagues in condemning President Donald Trump’s assault on independent oversight from Inspectors General (IGs) and requesting direct input from the Chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), who is also the Department of Justice Inspector General, to strengthen

Apr 10, 2020 Press Release

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader, and Suzanne Bonamici, announced today that 3,454 hospitals in Oregon will receive a total of $291 million in funding to enhance their coronavirus response efforts.

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