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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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, Progressive for U.S. House - District 4
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
Mike Beilstein
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Pacific Green
David Chester
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Art Robinson
(Running)
Republican, Constitution
Date Title
July 24, 2014 Sign the Petition: Keep the Internet Free and Open!
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
Jan. 10, 2014 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Oct. 23, 2013 Reps. Lofgren, Goodlatte, Coble and DeFazio Introduce Bipartisan Patent Litigation Reform Bill
June 4, 2013 DeFazio Statement on President Obama's Plan to Stop Patent Trolls
Sept. 14, 2012 No More Solyndras Act
Aug. 1, 2012 DeFazio Introduces SHIELD Act to protect American Innovation, Jobs
Jan. 18, 2012 Stop PIPA and SOPA
June 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
July 24, 2008 DTV Transition Assistance Act
June 4, 2008 National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2008
April 15, 2008 CNBC "Power Lunch" - Transcript
Oct. 25, 2007 Letter to Kevin J. Martin, Federal Communications Commission Chairman
Aug. 6, 2007 DeFazio Votes Against Broadest Legislative Attack On Americans Civil Liberties Since the Patriot Act
Aug. 2, 2007 America Needs A Plan To Provide For Continuity Of Government
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - DeFazio Votes Against Bill Allowing Unlimited, Warrentless Wiretapping of Americans
Sept. 21, 2006 Letter to The Inspector General Kent R. Nilsson
May 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
May 4, 2006 Security and Accountability for Every Port Act
April 25, 2006 Letter to Joe Barton and John Dingell
March 14, 2006 DeFazio Cosponsors Bi-Partisan Port Security Legislation Expects Quick Action
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
March 2, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity: Fiscal Year 2006 Budget
Nov. 19, 2004 Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004
Oct. 13, 2004 Letter to FCC Chairman Michael Powell
Oct. 13, 2004 Pelosi, Hoyer and 83 House Democrats Ask FCC to Investigate Broadcasting of Anti-Kerry Film
Aug. 17, 2004 Federal News Service - Panel I of a Hearing of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: National Security
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