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Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and U.S.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to Administrator Andrew Wheeler of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing his strong disapproval of the Trump Administration’s plans to move forward with rolling back protections for our Nation’s waterways—a clear and destructive priority of this Administration.

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on his vote in support of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act:

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

Following are the opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (OR-04) during today’s hearing titled: “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Federal Aviation Administration’s Oversight of the Aircraft’s Certification.”

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

In conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced the Oregon fourth district winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge—Ajay Sridhar, a senior at Crescent Valley High School. Sridhar’s app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol.

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on his vote against the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020:

“Today I voted against the Conference Report to Accompany S.1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the announcement of the new North American trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada (USMCA):

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Dec 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today voted in favor of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which passed the House of Representatives on a 228 – 187 vote. The bill restores the full strength of the Voting Rights Act after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby v. Holder decision hollowed the Act, unleashing a flood of voter suppression laws.

Dec 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today responded to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) announcement that, despite repeated objections from Members of Congress, safety and environmental groups, it has granted a Special Permit to a little-known company to transport liquefied

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