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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
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
Jan. 17, 2014 DeFazio Statement on NSA Reforms
Jan. 16, 2014 E&E News - Panel Votes to Allow Subpoenas on Interior Policies, 'Conflicts of Interest'
Jan. 16, 2014 DeFazio Encourages President Obama to Adopt GMO Labeling Standards
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. 15, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Rail Safety Hearing
Jan. 15, 2014 Administration is Seen as Retreating on Environment in Talks on Pacific Trade
Jan. 14, 2014 Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act
Jan. 9, 2014 DeFazio Calls Fast Track Trade Bill "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of the Interior, and Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Concern Over Impacts of Offshore Oil Exploration
Jan. 8, 2014 Climate Change Deniers
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 7, 2014 DeFazio Urges Hearing Following Latest Train Derailment
Dec. 30, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Postal Service Health Care
Dec. 30, 2013 Rep. DeFazio Statement on Train Derailment
Dec. 23, 2013 Sequestration Will Not Apply to Secure Rural Schools Money
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 19, 2013 New Oregon County-By-County Breakdown Shows the Harm of Not Extending Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman Committee on Natural Resources and Fred Upton Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on Induced Seismic Activity
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
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 John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
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. 5, 2013 Innovation Act
Dec. 5, 2013 House Passes Innovation Act to Make Reforms to our Patent System
Dec. 5, 2013 DeFazio Fights for Small Oregon Business
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 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 20, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill
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 John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 30, 2013 DeFazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Extent Public Comment Period for Gray Wolf
Oct. 23, 2013 Reps. Lofgren, Goodlatte, Coble and DeFazio Introduce Bipartisan Patent Litigation Reform Bill
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
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
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