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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) announcement of a proposed rule to move forward with their plan to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail.

Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) criticized Boeing in a statement after the release of a damming instant message chain between two Boeing employees revealing a broken safety culture and knowledge of failed systems that led to the crash of two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that killed 346 people and led to t

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing today on the future of the ride hailing industry.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCLate last week, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General Calvin L. Scovel III requesting an investigation into Secretary Elaine Chao and her reported conflicts of interest.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced Oregon State University (OSU) will be the recipient of grants totaling almost $1.6 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to advance new climate-related research.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) strongly urged Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Lyft CEO Logan Green to reconsider their companies’ participation at a congressional hearing scheduled for Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Oct 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today introduced legislation that would end price gouging on prescription drugs and other health care products developed with taxpayer money.

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Oct 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement in response to a letter from the White House this evening, declaring its obstruction of an impeachment inquiry in the House.

Oct 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) reiterated their demand for documents from the General Services Administration (GSA) and requested that GSA conduct an audit of the Trump International Ho

Oct 1, 2019 Press Release

Eugene, OR—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio in a statement today urged University of Oregon leadership to resolve the labor negotiation impasse with a strong contract that honors the contributions of graduate teaching fellows and provides basic benefits and a living wage.

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