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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
Oct. 2, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 This is Not Political?
Oct. 1, 2013 Media Release: DeFazio Opposes Republican Demand To Shut Down the Federal Government
Oct. 1, 2013 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United State Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 Defazio Applauds Decision to Restart Review of Gray Wolf Delisting
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. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chair, International Trade Commission - Protect Plywood Industry from Unfair Chinese Imports
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter Chairman Doc Hastings - Colorado Natural Disasters and Flooding
Sept. 25, 2013 House Passes Timber Payments for Struggling Rural Counties
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
Sept. 20, 2013 DeFazio-Walden-Schrader O&C Bill Passes U.S. House of Representatives
Sept. 19, 2013 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Politico - Peter DeFazio: Chinese Plywood Turning South Oregon into 'New Appalachia'
Sept. 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 761, National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013
Sept. 11, 2013 DeFazio Pushes for Small Port Maintenance and Dredging Funds
Sept. 10, 2013 Fixing the War Power Authority
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dept. of Energy - Keep Electricity Affordable for Pacific Northwest Ratepayers
Sept. 10, 2013 Statment: DeFazio Reaction to President Obama's Speech on Syrian Intervention
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Gray Wolves
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Reps. Schrader, Defazio, Bluemenauer to President Obama: No Military Action in Syria Without Congressional Authorization
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary - Urban Area Security Initiative Funding
July 31, 2013 Bipartisan Student Loan Act of 2013
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
July 25, 2013 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
July 19, 2013 DeFazio Pushes Bipartisan Lands Bill
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 18, 2013 DeFazio Elected Natural Resources Committee Ranking Democrat
July 12, 2013 The Colorado Observer - Sparks Fly at Wildfire Hearing
July 9, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the NOAA - State Shark Fin Trade Laws
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 8, 2013 Politico - Peter DeFazio, Raul Grijalva Battle Over Seniority on Panel
June 28, 2013 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
June 27, 2013 Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act
June 27, 2013 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
June 27, 2013 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
June 27, 2013 Rebuilding - Not Tax Cuts - Creates Jobs
June 27, 2013 Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act
June 26, 2013 Justice and Equity Restored in America
June 26, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1613, Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2231, Offshore Energy and Jobs Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2410, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from June 20, 2013, Through July 5, 2013; and for Other Purposes
June 25, 2013 President Obama's Climate Action Plan
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
June 19, 2013 SNAP
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