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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today applauded Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for introducing companion legislation to the FASTER Act, H.R. 2514, in the Senate.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced that Hobby Field Airport in Creswell, Oregon will receive $200,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the reconstruction of its taxiway.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, today urged Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske to continue passenger screenings at small and medium-sized airports across the United States.

Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jul 31, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced he will hold the following town hall meetings across southwestern Oregon later this summer:

Thursday, August 9

Springfield (Seniors)
3:30-4:30 PM
Willamalane Adult Activity Center
215 W. C Street, Springfield

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jul 24, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jul 10, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

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.

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