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Apr 29, 2020 Press Release

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly panned the idea of infrastructure investment for a future economic rescue package:

Apr 29, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today led a bipartisan group of 63 other lawmakers on a letter calling for Congress to finally provide much-needed financial certainty during the COVID-19 crisis for rural communities to ensure long-term funding needed for essential services.

Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that the Oregon Employment Department (OED) has launched the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to support those individuals who are ordinarily ineligible for unemployment benefits, including self-employed, contract, and gig workers.

Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) called on U.S. airlines to relax their flight cancellation policies to the extent practicable and implement measures to ensure the safety of airline workers and passengers who travel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) demanded answers from General Services Administration (GSA) head Emily Murphy amid reports the Trump Organization is looking for rent relief for its lease of the taxpayer-owned Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C., that houses the Trump International Hotel.

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today voted in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, legislation to provide additional COVID-19 relief funding to Oregon’s small businesses as well as hospitals and health care providers.

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.

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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 (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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