A 'SWEET' SEND-OFF
SPRINGFIELD – Thirty-six. Count ‘em. Thirty six white and blue balloons strung around the Lane Transit District Downtown Station last week. Thirty-six years of representing Oregon’s 4th Congressional District.
Last week, area leaders gathered to “welcome home” Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield), who will retire from office in January 2023 after representing Oregon’s 4th Congressional District for 36 years.
Recognized as a visionary leader to public transit, LTD has dedicated the Downtown Springfield station to DeFazio – a station that would not otherwise be there, had . . .