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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) this week summoned the General Services Administration (GSA) to a hearing to examine the lease for the Old Post Office Building which is owned by the federal government and leased to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today led the floor debate for Democrats on S.J.Res. 54, A Joint Resolution Terminating President Trump’s Unlawful Emergency Declaration.

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) in support of the House of Representatives opening a formal impeachment inquiry.

Sep 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) sent a letter pressing 12 tech companies to incorporate rail crossing data into their navigation services, applications and devices that can help prevent accidents at hi

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-4) announced the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded multiple grants exceeding $1.7 million to jurisdictions in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District to assist local firefighting efforts. An additional $1.9 million was awarded to statewide programs.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-4) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has awarded the state of Oregon a $251,600 hazardous materials emergency preparedness grant.

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today joined Juliana v. United States youth plaintiffs, and Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg at the United States Supreme Court to call on Americans to participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 20, 2019 and urge leaders to take immediate action to address the climate crisis.

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — At a hearing today before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), challenged Assistant Administrator of the U.S.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led 16 Members of Congress in letters to nearly two dozen multinational corporations and financial firms with business in Brazil, urging them to use their leverage to protect the Amazon Rainforest.

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) introduced H.R.

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