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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)’s Office of the Medical Inspector (OMI) today released a summary of findings following an investigation initiated by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) into allegations of mismanagement and substandard patient care within the Roseburg VA Healthcare System (VARHS).

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Feb 22, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the decision by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to award a $300,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to mAbDx Inc., a Eugene-based immunodiagnostics company.

The company, a University of Oregon spin-off, was founded in 2011 by former UO researcher Michael Marusich, PhD.

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release

Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following response to the release of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal:

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to the Continuing Budget Resolution put forth by House Republicans:

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Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today urged VA Secretary David Shulkin to investigate troubling reports of continued retaliation against whistleblowers within the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).

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Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

This week, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs.

Feb 1, 2018 Press Release

EUGENE—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the resignation of VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) Director Doug Paxton:

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Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

“Tonight, President Trump declared that, after his first year in office, his administration has made our nation a safer, stronger, and prouder America. Instead, I heard a speech short on policy and long on platitudes and props, one that outlined the many ways that the Trump administration and their irresponsible policies are hurting American workers, seniors, children, and families.

Jan 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONRep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the latest stop-gap funding measure to fund the federal government through February 8, 2018:

Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today applauded the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to use a tree from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest as the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

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