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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
May 30, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Calls on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign
May 30, 2014 Resignation of Eric Shinseki
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Jan. 14, 2014 Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 6, 2012 DeFazio Fights to Lower Health Care Costs for Veterans
March 22, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
March 21, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 26, 2011 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Issue Statement on VA's Announcement on the Future of the Roseburg VA Hospital
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 31, 2011 DeFazio, Slaughter Revive Bill to Strip Insurance Anti-Trust Immunity
April 7, 2011 The Budget Crisis
March 15, 2011 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 19, 2011 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Reform the Individual Mandate
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Feb. 1, 2011 Letter to Colleagues, Members of Congress
Jan. 20, 2011 Defazio Votes Against Health Care Repeal, Supports Key Reforms
Jan. 19, 2011 Health Care Reform
Jan. 7, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2, Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 9, Instructing Certain Committees to Report Legislation Replacing the Job-Killing Health Care Law; and for other Purposes
Aug. 25, 2010 Defazio and Sanders Offer Plan to Protect Social Security
April 27, 2010 From Health Care Reform To Wall Street Reform
April 27, 2010 From Health Care Reform To Wall Street Reform
March 21, 2010 Defazio Votes For Historic Legislation To Improve Access To Quality Health Care For Thousands Of Oregonians
March 19, 2010 Defazio Fights To Improve Access To Health Care For Oregon Seniors
Feb. 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" -Transcript
Nov. 18, 2009 Defazio Stands Up For Seniors, Protects Access To Doctors
Nov. 7, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3962, Affordable Health Care For America Act, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3961, Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Nov. 7, 2009 Health Care
Nov. 6, 2009 Health Insurance From The Northern Mariana Islands
Nov. 6, 2009 Fixing Health Care In America
Nov. 5, 2009 Republican Health Plan
Nov. 4, 2009 Health Care
Nov. 3, 2009 Health Care
Oct. 29, 2009 Preventing Extortion
Oct. 27, 2009 Health Care
Oct. 21, 2009 Letter To Nancy Pelosi, Speaker Of The House, Chairwoman Of House Rules Committee
Aug. 1, 2009 Moving Towards Real Health Reform
July 28, 2009 Colluding To Keep Health Care Costs High
June 10, 2009 Health Care
May 15, 2009 DeFazio Legislation to Improve Forest Health Included in Energy and Climate Change Bill
March 26, 2009 DeFazio Votes to Improve Forest Health, Fight Forest Fires
Dec. 18, 2007 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Ban Deadly Poisons
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