Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements


Full Name: Peter A. DeFazio
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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7/18/14 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 5/30/14 Rep. DeFazio Calls on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign 5/30/14 Resignation of Eric Shinseki 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 1/14/14 Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act 5/28/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog 4/22/13 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies 4/06/12 DeFazio Fights to Lower Health Care Costs for Veterans 3/22/12 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act 3/21/12 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Protecting Access to Healthcare Act 12/14/11 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 7/26/11 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Issue Statement on VA's Announcement on the Future of the Roseburg VA Hospital 7/15/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States 5/31/11 DeFazio, Slaughter Revive Bill to Strip Insurance Anti-Trust Immunity 4/07/11 The Budget Crisis 3/15/11 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2/19/11 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Reform the Individual Mandate 2/10/11 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform 2/01/11 Letter to Colleagues, Members of Congress 1/20/11 Defazio Votes Against Health Care Repeal, Supports Key Reforms 1/19/11 Health Care Reform 1/07/11 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 8/25/10 Defazio and Sanders Offer Plan to Protect Social Security 4/27/10 From Health Care Reform To Wall Street Reform 4/27/10 From Health Care Reform To Wall Street Reform 3/21/10 Defazio Votes For Historic Legislation To Improve Access To Quality Health Care For Thousands Of Oregonians 3/19/10 Defazio Fights To Improve Access To Health Care For Oregon Seniors 2/05/10 MSNBC "The Ed Show" -Transcript 11/18/09 Defazio Stands Up For Seniors, Protects Access To Doctors 11/07/09 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 11/07/09 Health Care 11/06/09 Health Insurance From The Northern Mariana Islands 11/06/09 Fixing Health Care In America 11/05/09 Republican Health Plan 11/04/09 Health Care 11/03/09 Health Care 10/29/09 Preventing Extortion 10/27/09 Health Care 10/21/09 Letter To Nancy Pelosi, Speaker Of The House, Chairwoman Of House Rules Committee 8/01/09 Moving Towards Real Health Reform 7/28/09 Colluding To Keep Health Care Costs High 6/10/09 Health Care 5/15/09 DeFazio Legislation to Improve Forest Health Included in Energy and Climate Change Bill 3/26/09 DeFazio Votes to Improve Forest Health, Fight Forest Fires 12/18/07 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Ban Deadly Poisons 10/31/07 T&I Bill Addresses Disabled Access on Motorcoaches 9/25/07 DeFazio Votes for Bipartisan Compromise to Cover Uninsured Children