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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
May 15, 2013 What Happened to the "Replace" in Republicans' "Repeal and Replace"?
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 15, 2013 Chained CPI
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
March 7, 2013 Sanders, Reid, DeFazio Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Social Security
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 13, 2013 DeFazio Responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 2, 2013 Statement on Fiscal Cliff Vote
Dec. 20, 2012 Edwards, Grijalva, Ellison, Schakowsky, DeFazio, and others: Chained CPI Should Have No Part in Deficit Deal
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Nov. 28, 2012 Social Security is an Earned Benefit
July 30, 2012 Letter to Candidate Professor Arthur Robinson, PhD
May 31, 2012 Nonpartisan Economic Research Group Touts DeFazio Plan to Fix Social Security
Feb. 17, 2012 Getting Our Country Back on Track
Dec. 20, 2011 The Grinch
Nov. 18, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Sept. 19, 2011 DeFazio Praises Obama Plan to Bring Fairness to Tax System
July 30, 2011 Rob Paul to Pay Peter
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Cuts to Social Security Revenue
July 20, 2011 DeFazio Rejects Radical Cut and Cap Budget Plan
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 12, 2011 Chronic Unemployment is Biggest American Problem
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
April 7, 2011 The Budget Crisis
Feb. 24, 2011 DeFazio Offers Plan to Protect and Preserve Social Security
Jan. 28, 2011 Defazio Blasts GOP Plan to Privatize Medicare
Dec. 16, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
Aug. 25, 2010 Defazio and Sanders Offer Plan to Protect Social Security
Aug. 9, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Erskine Bowles, the Co-Chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Oct. 14, 2009 Cost-of-living Adjustment For Seniors
Sept. 24, 2009 Social Security Recipients Need A Cost Of Living Adjustment Next Year
Feb. 4, 2008 DeFazio Comments on Bush's FY2009 Budget
Dec. 12, 2007 DeFazio Stands Strong on PAYGO When Considering Solution to the AMT
Feb. 7, 2007 The President's Budget
Feb. 5, 2007 The President's Budget
Jan. 30, 2007 The President's Allegiance Is To The Insurance Industry
Jan. 23, 2007 DeFazio Responds to State of the Union Address
July 25, 2006 It is Time for a New Direction
June 13, 2006 DeFazio Votes Against Congressional COLA, Donates Salary Increases To Displaced Workers
June 9, 2006 Pandemic Preparedness
May 11, 2006 Bush Administration Tax Cuts
May 9, 2006 The Debt and the Deficit
April 28, 2006 DeFazio Earns 92 Percent Rating on Peace and Justice Report Card
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