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

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independent, Working Families for U.S. House - District 4
Date Title
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban
May 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia
May 17, 2016 DeFazio Blasts Republicans for Using Zika Crisis to Gut Clean Water Act
May 12, 2016 Statement from Rep. Peter DeFazio on Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act
April 29, 2016 Sen. Markey, Reps. Grijalva and DeFazio Release New GAO Report on Municipal Freshwater Scarcity
April 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns
April 15, 2016 Democrats Introduce Legislation To Help Communities Fund Clean Water Infrastructure Projects
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding
March 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Call to Clarify Privacy Standards for Mobile Health Apps
March 4, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Effort to Strengthen Consumer Rights, Address Olive Oil Fraud
Feb. 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluate Risks of Powerful Herbicide Before Reapproved
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Nov. 10, 2015 In Advance of Veterans Day, Merkley, Wyden and DeFazio Announce New, Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Staffing at VA Health Centers
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer
Sept. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Veterans Issues
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 14, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of the United States Department of Defense - End Legal Purgatory with Sick Oregon Veterans
July 2, 2015 Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services - Coverage for a 12-Month Supply of a Woman's Birth Control
April 14, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Applauds Senate Passage of Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon
March 26, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Praises Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon and Ensures Healthcare for Children & Seniors Nationwide
Feb. 11, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Takes Action on Rural Ambulance Services
Jan. 13, 2015 Burgess, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Ensure Doctors Have Access to Educational Materials
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Rural Ambulance Services
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals
Oct. 29, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Joins Hospital Workers on Picket Line in Springfield
Oct. 22, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Overseeing Selection of Next Roseburg VA Director
Oct. 20, 2014 The Register-Guard - Few Sparks Fly This Time in Race for Congress
Oct. 1, 2014 New Data Expose Drug Company Influence on Doctors
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 DeFazio Demands Accountability at Roseburg, White City VA Facilities
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 Resignation of Eric Shinseki
May 30, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Calls on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans Issues
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
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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