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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON


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Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Today, the House passed legislation introduced by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2019, to help fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast. 

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

Jan 11, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rep. Bennie G.

Jan 9, 2019 Press Release

Today, Oregon lawmakers applauded legislation introduced by Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that would provide funding for the Coast Guard and ensure that active duty and reserve members of the Coast Guard are paid during the government shutdown.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) issued the following statement after his selection as Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee for the 116th Congress:

Dec 14, 2018 Blog Post

Incoming House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) told reporters on Friday he was on board with a plan to establish a select committee tasked with working on solutions to combat climate change.

Dec 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Peter DeFazio, expected incoming Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the 116th Congress,  along with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today announced that the federal Department of Transportation is awarding two major grants to Oregon ports.

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

“Tomorrow, President Trump will sign the text of NAFTA 2.0 along with Mexico and Canada. Although the president has repeatedly and emphatically stated that he would get rid of the disastrous trade policies of the last twenty-five years, this agreement promotes many of the same damaging provisions as its predecessor.

Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, the United States House of Representatives passed S. 140, the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which includes language from Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that should keep the Newport air facility open permanently.