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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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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.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Nearly fifty years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the Trump EPA has quietly launched an unprecedented attack on the very policies and regulations that have helped hundreds of millions of Americans access clean water in communities across the country.

Sep 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today sent a letter to oversight officials at the U.S. Department of the Interior demanding answers about the questionable activity of U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt.

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- After months of refusing to provide the committee with specific records related to President Trump’s lease at the federally-owned Old Post Office, today Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) pressed U

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