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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6/10/14 DEFAZIO: Congress Negligent for Failing to Protect Citizens with Earthquake Early Warning System 5/22/14 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman Committee on Natural Resources - Emergency Drought Hearing 4/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program 4/03/14 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/13/14 Huffman, Napolitano, DeFazio, Western Democrats Introduce Western Drought Relief Bill 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget 2/03/14 Letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Doc Hastings - Hearing on Devastating Drought 1/17/14 DeFazio Statement on NSA Reforms 12/18/13 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman Committee on Natural Resources and Fred Upton Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on Induced Seismic Activity 11/14/13 Meehan and DeFazio Introduce Legislation Blocking Abu Dhabi Customs Facility 9/25/13 Letter Chairman Doc Hastings - Colorado Natural Disasters and Flooding 8/28/13 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria 8/01/13 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding 3/21/13 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes 6/12/12 Letter to President Obama 1/18/12 Stop PIPA and SOPA 10/07/11 10th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan 9/21/11 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 6/21/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States 6/10/11 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Applaud FEMA Grant for Brookings 5/10/11 Letter to Chairman McKeon 4/06/11 Defazio Defends Constitution, Introduces War Powers Bill 3/17/11 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution 3/11/11 Catastrophic Cuts 10/13/10 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform 6/23/10 A New Strategy for a Better Result in Afghanistan 4/26/10 Letter To The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairwoman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision - Investigate Fraud at Goldman Sachs 3/10/10 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution 1/07/10 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript 3/23/09 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States 3/12/09 DeFazio Applauds The Termination of the Mexican Trucking Program 2/25/09 Hearing of the House of Homeland Security Committee - DHS: The Path Forward 9/22/08 Oregon Surplus Federal Land Act of 2008 9/19/08 Letter to President Bush: DeFazio, Thompson Tell Bush: Hands Off Salmon Disaster Money 12/18/07 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Ban Deadly Poisons 10/11/07 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Patterson Belknapp Webb & Tyler LLP 6/28/07 Vice President Cheny's Executive PRivilege 3/26/07 The Vice President And The Iraq Accountability Act 3/21/07 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government 3/19/07 A Failed Stategy 3/02/07 DeFazio Votes for Greater Oversight of Foreign Investments 1/18/07 Oregon National Guard to Be Reimbursed for Assisting with Hurricane Katrina Aftermath 1/09/07 Implementing The 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007 9/30/06 Press Release - DeFazio Votes to Strengthen Port Security 9/20/06 This Administration Must Change Direction On Aviation Security 6/15/06 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror 5/25/06 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 -- Continued 5/16/06 NSA's Phone Records Program 5/11/06 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush