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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 11, 2014 DeFazio Praises Senate on Passage of Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 19, 2013 New Oregon County-By-County Breakdown Shows the Harm of Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
June 27, 2013 Rebuilding - Not Tax Cuts - Creates Jobs
June 19, 2013 SNAP
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
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Nov. 29, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Feb. 17, 2012 Getting Our Country Back on Track
Dec. 5, 2011 DeFazio Slams Postmaster For Closures, Cut Backs, And Layoffs
Dec. 2, 2011 Putting America to Work
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
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
Jan. 28, 2011 Defazio Blasts GOP Plan to Privatize Medicare
Aug. 10, 2010 Defazio Votes for Kids; to Close Corporate Tax Loophole
July 21, 2010 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
June 12, 2008 DeFazio Applauds Passage of Extended Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 19, 2007 100 Hour Accomplishments
July 28, 2006 DeFazio Opposes Pairing Minimum Wage Increase With Costly Tax Cuts For Millionaires
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Dec. 18, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Dec. 17, 2005 Christmas Gifts for the Wealthy
Dec. 16, 2005 Mean-Spirited Cuts
Nov. 18, 2005 Republicans Cut Critical Programs
Nov. 17, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.J.Res. 72, Further Continuing Appropriations, Fiscal Year 2006
Nov. 16, 2005 Budget Reconciliation
Nov. 7, 2005 Federal Spending and The Deficit
Nov. 3, 2005 Republican Budget Priorities
Nov. 2, 2005 Trickle-Down Economics
Oct. 19, 2005 U.S. Debt Continues to Rise Under Bush Administration
Sept. 28, 2005 Budget Cuts That Make Sense for All Americans
March 29, 2004 Record Number of Americans Exhausting Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 13, 2004 DeFazio Welcomes Bush Economic Team
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