Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Progressive, Working Families for U.S. House - District 4
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9/11/14 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Curb Illegal Ivory Trafficking 7/10/14 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - House Democrats Call For USTR to Stop Using Distorted Data 7/09/14 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - European Tar Sands Policy 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/25/14 Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act 6/25/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/11/14 Ranking Member DeFazio Statement on Administration Announcement on Illegal Wildlife Trade 1/28/14 Rep. DeFazio Reacts to President's State of the Union Address 1/17/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries 1/17/14 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Illegal Timber Trade 1/15/14 Administration is Seen as Retreating on Environment in Talks on Pacific Trade 1/09/14 DeFazio Calls Fast Track Trade Bill "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing' 1/08/14 Climate Change Deniers 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/25/13 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chair, International Trade Commission - Protect Plywood Industry from Unfair Chinese Imports 9/19/13 Politico - Peter DeFazio: Chinese Plywood Turning South Oregon into 'New Appalachia' 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 1/22/13 Harkin, DeFazio Welcome EU Action on Transaction Tax; Announce Plans to Reintroduce U.S. Bill 11/16/12 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 10/02/12 Letter to Chairman Williamson and Commissioners 10/02/12 Wyden, Merkley, Blumenauer, DeFazio, Schrader and Bonamici Call for Action on Unfair Chinese Subsidies to Paper Manufacturers 10/01/12 DeFazio Backs Oregon Hardwood Plywood Manufacturers' Trade Petition Against China 9/13/12 Trans-Pacific Parntership 8/28/12 Letter to Ron Kirk, Ambassador United States Trade Representative - Request to Access as Observers for the Trans-Pacific Partnership 6/19/12 Conservation and Economic Growth Act 3/06/12 Letter to President Obama 3/06/12 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Majority Leader Cantor, and Democratic Whip Hoyer 12/09/11 Letter to President Obama 11/08/11 Letter to Chairman Hensarling and Chairwoman Murray, Co- Chairs of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 11/07/11 Joint Tax Committee Finds Harkin, DeFazio Wall Street Trading and Speculators Tax Generates More Than $350 Billion 11/03/11 Lawmakers Introduce Targeted Wall Street Trading Tax 11/02/11 Fox News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript 10/19/11 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative 10/13/11 DeFazio Stands With Workers, Votes No on Three Job-Killing Trade Agreements 10/13/11 United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act 10/12/11 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act 10/11/11 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to Hr 2832, Extending the Generalized System of Preference; Providing for Consideration of HR 3078 United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act; Providing for Consideration of HR 3079 10/11/11 Trade Policy That Creates Jobs In America 10/04/11 Letter to President Barack Obama 7/08/11 Kildee Leads 27 House Members in Call to Obama to Include Worker Protections in Free Trade Agreements 6/23/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America 6/23/11 Urges President to Stand Up to OPEC Price Gouging 6/15/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 6/07/11 Letter to The Honorable Ben Bernake, Chairman, Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve System