Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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On a visit to Oregon, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg highlighted the need for infrastructure investment to reduce carbon emissions and increase safety. The former mayor got to test drive an electric bus while visiting Eugene / Springfield.

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U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio is more upbeat about infrastructure improvement under President Biden than any other administration he’s recently served under.



Oregon’s longest-running House Representative is staying on as Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the 117th Congress.

Oregon 4th District Representative Peter DeFazio Wednesday announced a $500-billion infrastructure bill that he says will create millions of jobs.

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A sweeping $760 billion spending bill from House Democrats aims to overhaul transportation and infrastructure across the U.S. 

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$2 trillion is on the table for nationwide transportation and infrastructure improvements, according to Oregon Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio. 

Recorded On: April 19, 2019

Air Date: April 22, 2019

From the City Club of Eugene:

Congressman Peter DeFazio was first elected to the U.S. Congress in 1986. He shares his thoughts on the need to invest in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure and make it more resilient to climate change, while also reducing the impact of transportation on the environment.

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On the heels of his party’s reclamation of the House of Representatives, Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio is firing up his transportation agenda. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Recorded on: January 22nd, 2016

Air Date: January 25th, 2016

Congressman Peter DeFazio, the top Democrat on the bipartisan Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will describe his legislative priorities for 2016 and provide an update on his latest work in Congress, including the recently passed bipartisan FAST Act, the first long term transportation bill in nearly a decade.