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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

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
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
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 5, 2013 Innovation Act
Dec. 5, 2013 DeFazio Fights for Small Oregon Business
Dec. 5, 2013 House Passes Innovation Act to Make Reforms to our Patent System
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
Nov. 20, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 20, 2013 DeFazio Fights GOP's "Drill Anytime, Anywhere, No Rules" Legislation
Nov. 19, 2013 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 15, 2013 DeFazio Votes to Help Oregonians Keep the Health Plans They Have
Nov. 14, 2013 Meehan and DeFazio Introduce Legislation Blocking Abu Dhabi Customs Facility
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - C-44 Phase Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 30, 2013 DeFazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Extent Public Comment Period for Gray Wolf
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 23, 2013 Reps. Lofgren, Goodlatte, Coble and DeFazio Introduce Bipartisan Patent Litigation Reform Bill
Oct. 18, 2013 Daily Emerald - US Representative Peter DeFazio Returns to Eugene to Address Government Shutdown
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, US Department of Commerce - Open the King Crab Season
Oct. 14, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 12, 2013 End the Government Shutdown
Oct. 10, 2013 Democrats Push Bill to Help Drought Plagued Communities
Oct. 8, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 7, 2013 Republican Shutdown Stops Hunting and Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges, Hurts Gateway Communities
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Whac-A-Mole
Oct. 3, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Oregon Live - Peter DeFazio Criticizes 'Radical' Environmental Groups Fighting His Oregon Logging
Oct. 2, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 This is Not Political?
Oct. 1, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 Media Release: DeFazio Opposes Republican Demand To Shut Down the Federal Government
Sept. 30, 2013 Defazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Sept. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter Chairman Doc Hastings - Colorado Natural Disasters and Flooding
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