Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted testimony to a hearing held by the International Trade Commission (ITC) calling for a ruling against the unfair softwood lumber trade practices employed by the Canadian lumber industry that are devastating Southwest Oregon’s timber industry.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), along with Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Greg Walden (OR-02), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Kurt Schrader (OR-05) today sent a letter to House leaders requesting that emergency funding for wildland fire suppression be included in the Hurricane Harvey emergency supplemental appropriations bill the House will take up later this week.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Rep. Peter DeFazio is pleased to announce the City of Roseburg will receive a federal grant of $85,774 from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements at Roseburg Regional Airport.
The funding will go toward removing runway obstructions and installing a new vertical/visual guidance system including a precision approach path indicator, to make the airport more accessible.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today announced the award of a federal grant to Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) to develop a new health and sciences technology building on campus.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today announced that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) awarded approximately $4.9 million to six universities and one non-profit, including the University of Oregon, to support the transition of the “ShakeAlert” earthquake early warning (EEW) system from testing to production.
EUGENE–Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the attack in Charlottesville:
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced legislation that would end price gouging on prescription drugs and other health care products developed with taxpayer money.
EUGENE—Due to anticipated extreme heat conditions, Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced a change in location for his upcoming town hall meeting in Oakridge scheduled for Wednesday, August 2nd at 5:30 PM.
The town hall meeting, originally scheduled to be held at Oakridge High School, will now be held at:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee in strong support of a balanced budget amendment.