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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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 8, 2014 DeFazio Calls on Interior to Protect Gray Wolves In or Near National Parks
June 19, 2014 Eugene Weekly - A Fight for Survival
June 4, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Statement on Gray Wolf Pups in Southern Oregon
June 2, 2014 DeFazio-Huffman-Herrera Beutler Amendment Saves West Coast Fisherman $2.4 Million
May 30, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Legislation to Save West Coast Fishermen Millions Passes House Committee
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 9, 2014 The Oregonian - Gray Wolves Deserve Continued Protection
April 30, 2014 Rep. DeFazio Reacts to Committee Passage of Misguided Republican Endangered Species Act Legislation
April 30, 2014 DeFazio Reacts to Committee Passage of Misguided Republican Endangered Species Act Legislation
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 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Ranking Member DeFazio Statement on Administration Announcement on Illegal Wildlife Trade
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
Jan. 16, 2014 E&E News - Panel Votes to Allow Subpoenas on Interior Policies, 'Conflicts of Interest'
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of the Interior, and Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Concern Over Impacts of Offshore Oil Exploration
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 30, 2013 DeFazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Extent Public Comment Period for Gray Wolf
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, US Department of Commerce - Open the King Crab Season
Sept. 30, 2013 Defazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Gray Wolves
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Secure Funds for Pacific Salmon Recovery
April 10, 2013 Walden, DeFazio Secure Hearing for Long-Term, O&C Lands Solution
March 21, 2012 Animal Attraction: Bill to Ban Cruel and Toxic Poisons for Predator Control Introduced - KHOU
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Under Secretary Lubchenco and Assistant Administrator Schwaab
June 21, 2011 Shrader, Defazio, and Wu Fight to Prohibit Drilling of Oregon Coast
Dec. 7, 2009 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Penalty And Enforcement Act Of 2009
Nov. 18, 2009 DeFazio's Timber Relief Bill Passes Resources Committee
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
April 30, 2009 Schrader and DeFazio Annouce Releif For Oregon Fishers
April 9, 2009 Letter to Gary Locke, Secretary U.S Department of Commerce
Sept. 19, 2008 Letter to President Bush: DeFazio, Thompson Tell Bush: Hands Off Salmon Disaster Money
July 22, 2008 DeFazio Stands up for Oregon Fishers and Boaters
June 11, 2008 DeFazio Fires Back at President Over Threat to Yank Salmon Disaster Money
June 11, 2008 DeFazio Stands up for Oregon Fishers
April 2, 2008 DeFazio Applauds Committee Passage of Copper Salmon Wilderness Act
Jan. 30, 2008 DeFazio Applauds California Slaughterhouse Investigation
Jan. 4, 2007 West Coast Representatives, Senators Urge House and Senate to Fund Disaster Aid for Salmon Fishers
Nov. 13, 2006 DeFazio's Request For South Coast FERC Hearing Granted
Oct. 18, 2006 Press Release - DeFazio Requests FERC Hearing On Klamath Management In Coos Bay
Aug. 10, 2006 DeFazio Applauds Decision On Disaster Declaration For Salmon Fishers
June 28, 2006 Stop Restricting Salmon Fishing
June 28, 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
June 27, 2006 Salmon Fishing Season A Disaster
April 26, 2006 Oregon Representatives Introduce Bill to Provide Disaster Assistance to Salmon Fisheries
April 7, 2006 Bush Administration To Challenge Klamath Decision
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