Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
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Oregon's Forested Communities: Congressmen Offer Bipartisan Solution To Fiscal Crisis Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Lack of Progress on Gas Price Investigation is 'Intolerable' 7/31/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary - Biomass Energy 7/30/15 DeFazio Announces USGS Grant to Support West Coast Earthquake Warning system 7/29/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calling on Administration to use Certification Process to Ensure TPP Partners Comply 7/28/15 Deploy an Early Warning System for Eearthquakes 7/28/15 DeFazio Introduces Bill to Fund Earthquake Early Warning System for Pacific Northwest 7/23/15 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 7/22/15 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1599 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 7/22/15 Rep. DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill 7/22/15 DeLauro, DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/15/15 House Democrats Introduce Long-Term Transportation Bill, Funded in Part by Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Inversions 7/15/15 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2898, Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3038, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II 7/15/15 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II 7/14/15 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of the United States Department of Defense - End Legal Purgatory with Sick Oregon Veterans 7/09/15 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 7/09/15 Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 7/02/15 Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services - Coverage for a 12-Month Supply of a Woman's Birth Control 6/30/15 DeFazio, Huffman, Wyden, Merkley Praise Temporary Ban on Mining Projects in Southwest Oregon Watershed Protection Area Covered By Their Bills in House and Senate 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/25/15 Oregon Delegation Members Applaud Success of OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge to Raise $1 Billion for Cancer Care and Research 6/23/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Reduce Methane and Carbon Emissions on Public Lands, Increase Royalties 6/23/15 Letter to President Barrack Obama - Call for Greater Transparency in Political Spending 6/20/15 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016 6/19/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Israel's Military Detention System 6/19/15 Congressman Peter DeFazio Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary of Newberry National Volcanic Monument Designation 6/17/15 Stop Messing Around with Failed Trade Agreements 6/12/15 Congressman Peter DeFazio Heartened by Defeat of Job-Killing Fast Track Trade Package 6/12/15 Stop Trade Adjustment Assistance and Save America's Economy 6/11/15 Worst Trade Agreement in a 20-Year History 6/11/15 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Release Labor Documents 6/11/15 House Judiciary Committee Approves Goodlatte Patent Reform Bill by Overwhelming, Bipartisan Vote 6/10/15 Rep. DeFazio Statement on H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act 6/09/15 Rep. DeFazio Statement on H.R. 2289, the Commodity End-User Relief Act 6/05/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process 6/03/15 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/03/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House of Representatives, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House - Timber Tax Treatment 6/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Trade Adjustment Assistance Funding 5/28/15 Oregon Delegation Members Announce Bend and Eugene Postal Processing Centers Will Remain Open 5/20/15 DeFazio Blasts House Bill that Overturns Country of Origin Labeling Law and Consumer Rights 5/20/15 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, Charles Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader, Richard Burr, Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Dianne Feinstein, Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence - Surveillance Activity Concerns 5/20/15 DeFazio, Slaughter Continue their Fight Against the Anti-Competitive Health Insurance Industry 5/20/15 Committee Approves Public Buildings Reform and Savings Act 5/20/15 Merkley, Blumenauer, Wyden, Bonamici, DeFazio Introduce Columbia River Basin Restoration Act to Clean Up Columbia Basin 5/19/15 Letter to Megan Brennan, Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service - Closings of Oregonian Mail Processing Centers 5/19/15 Hearing of the House Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the next disaster