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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

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.

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today introduced legislation to discourage multinational corporations from moving abroad by taxing corporate profits on a per-country basis.

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

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.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-4) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), co-chairs of the Northwest Energy Caucus, today applauded the start of formal re-negotiations between the United States and Canada on the Columbia River Treaty, May  29 and 30 in Washington, DC.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced H.R.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs calling for reform and stronger oversight of veterans’ health care facilities following pervasive mismanagement and patient care problems at VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).

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May 16, 2018 Press Release

Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR 2) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR 4) today announced that Congress has passed the Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act, which allows certain tribes in Oregon to lease and sell property that they own.

May 15, 2018 Press Release

The Co-Chairs of the Small Brewers Caucus, Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Richard Neal (D-MA), and Mike Kelly (R-PA) today marked the start of American Craft Beer Week with a resolution, H.Res. 884, expressing appreciation America’s independent craft brewers.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member of the Peter DeFazio (D-OR) led the U.S. House of Representatives in the passage of a bipartisan  long-term reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs.

Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Subcommittee on Aviation Ranking Member Rick Larsen (D-WA) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao expressing concerns regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of airlines and aircraft repair stations.

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