Representative Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
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7/14/16 Oregon Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Communities, Establish Emergency Response Account for Rail Accidents 6/28/16 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Oregon Delegation Fights to Protect Economic Development in Oregon Communities 5/27/16 Bipartisan Bill to Ease Congestion at TSA Screening Checkpoints 3/23/16 I Voted Against the Iraq War - and I'd Do the Same Today. 3/22/16 Letter to Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member McCollum - Urge for Increased Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System 3/21/16 Letter to Chairman Ken Calvert and Ranking Member Betty McCollum of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Address the Ongoing Decline in Health of Our National Forest System 2/02/16 Rep. DeFazio Calls for Action at White House Summit about Earthquake Preparedness, Early Warning Systems 12/10/15 House Approves Bipartisan Authorization of the Coast Guard 12/07/15 Letter to the Honorable Kay Granger, Chairwoman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State - Fund IAEA Iranian Inspections 10/28/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Robustly Fund Earthquake Early Warning System 9/11/15 Rep. DeFazio Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3461, the Iran Nuclear Agreement 7/28/15 Deploy an Early Warning System for Eearthquakes 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - Concerns Surrounding the Transfer of Military Property 5/20/15 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, Charles Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader, Richard Burr, Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Dianne Feinstein, Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence - Surveillance Activity Concerns 5/19/15 Hearing of the House Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the next disaster 5/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 4/30/15 DeFazio, Schrader Push Legislation to Permanently Save Newport Air Station 4/17/15 Military - DeFazio Urges Coast Guard to Keep Newport Air Station Open 4/15/15 DeFazio Urges Coast Guard to Keep Newport Air Station Open 3/24/15 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Interior Subcommittee, and Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Interior Subcommittee - Funding for Earthquake Early Warning System 3/20/15 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/19/15 Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to Reform Disaster Assistance Programs & Reduce Disaster Costs 3/03/15 DeFazio Votes to Keep DHS Fully Funded 2/25/15 DeFazio, Garamendi to GOP Leadership: Don't Hold Coast Guard Funding Hostage to Push Political Agenda 2/13/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Funding the Department of Homeland Security 1/12/15 DeFazio Fights Administration's Decision to Open Border to Mexican Trucks Starting Monday 1/07/15 Bonamici, DeFazio, and Schrader Praise Quick Passage of Tsunami Warning Bill 1/07/15 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015 12/10/14 Oregon Lawmakers Secure Provision to Keep Newport Coast Guard Air Facility Open until January 2016 12/10/14 Oregon Lawmakers Secure Provision to Keep Newport Coast Guard Air Facility Open until January 2016 11/20/14 GAO Report: Climate Change Puts Taxpayers on the Hook for Higher Costs, More Risk from Flood and Crop Insurance 11/18/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Keeping Coast Guard Facilities Open in Oregon and South Carolina 10/29/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas 10/22/14 Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer and Bonamici to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility Open Through Crabbing Season 10/08/14 Letter to Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard - Newport Airport Facility 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 1/01/14 Issue Position: National Security 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 to Doc Hastings, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources - 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

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