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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

Full Name: Peter A. DeFazio
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 21, 2014 Ranking Member of House Committee on Natural Resources Joins Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus
April 17, 2014 SF Gate - DeFazio Tours Abandoned Mine Superfund Site
April 15, 2014 GAO Report Confirms NEPA Encourages Public Participation and Government Accountability
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 11, 2014 DeFazio Statement on Passage of Ryan Republican Budget
April 11, 2014 DeFazio Praises Senate on Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 The Las Vegas Sun - Democrats say if you want to name a mountain after Reagan, make it Yucca
April 9, 2014 Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
April 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 96, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015, and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from April 11th, 2014, through Apil 25, 2014
April 7, 2014 The Oregonian - Rep. Peter DeFazio's Transaction Tax Wins New Interest on Capitol Hill: Oregon Politics Today
April 6, 2014 NPR - As Man Faces Off With Nature More Often, U.S. Agency Scrutinized
April 4, 2014 Congressmen Bishop & DeFazio Issue Joint Statement About Improvements to Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA)
April 4, 2014 Oregon Delegation Applauds Release of Timber Payments to Oregon Counties
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Oregon Delegation Applauds Release of Timber Payments to Oregon Counties
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 3, 2014 Report: Budget Cuts Force Agencies to Raid Prevention Funds to Fight Massive Wildfires
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 DeFazio Pushes for Reforms to Level the Playing Field for West Coast Fishermen
April 2, 2014 Future of the National Transportation System
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 The Oregonian - Why Rep. Peter DeFazio Keeps Coming Back for More
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Letter to John J. Manfreda, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau - Oregon Delegation Calls for Common Sense Rules for Wine Growlers
April 1, 2014 The Oregonian - David Sarasohn: Why Rep. Peter DeFazio Keeps Going Back for More
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter tod Frank Wolf, Chairman and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - $65 Million for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recover Fund
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Infrastructure Development
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 26, 2014 Associated Press - House GOP Restricts Conservation
March 26, 2014 DeFazio: Republicans Have Turned Their Backs on Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 25, 2014 DeFazio Attacks Republican Bill That Would Weaken Rules on Mountaintop Removal Mining
March 24, 2014 DEFAZIO: Republicans Have Turned Their Backs on Teddy Roosevelt's Conservation Legacy
March 19, 2014 DeFazio Applauds U.S. Entry Into Transparency Initiative
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 19, 2014 DeFazio Blasts Passage of Republican Legislation That Undermines Management of Public Lands
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 14, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Congratulates Coos Bay Rail Link on Prestigious Award
March 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Implementation of Helium Stewardship Act
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