Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) last week introduced legislation that would designate segments of the Chetco River and its tributaries as Wild and Scenic and permanently establish protections against future mining claims.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced more than $11 million in Department of Transportation (DOT) grants for airport improvements in Albany, Corvallis, Eugene, Gold Beach, and North Bend.
EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced he will hold the following town hall meetings across southwestern Oregon later this summer:
Thursday, August 9
Willamalane Adult Activity Center
215 W. C Street, Springfield
Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-4) today announced that the Corvallis airport will receive a grant of $6,520,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The grant will be used to reconstruct the airport’s taxiway and rehabilitate runway lighting.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today introduced legislation to permanently protect and preserve the remote and rugged area called Devil’s Staircase, as well as parts of Wasson and Franklin creeks.
Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will allocate up to $6.5 million in funding this year to address Port Orford’s much-needed repairs for its port’s failed breakwater.
Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast.
By a vote of 408 to 2, the House of Representatives approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA). This legislation provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced legislation to discourage multinational corporations from moving abroad by taxing corporate profits on a per-country basis.
After pressing the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) for more than a year to strengthen their aerial firefighting resources, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the agency’s request for high-capacity airtankers to help combat wildfires in the upcoming fire season.