Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Progressive for U.S. House - District 4
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Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Lack of Progress on Gas Price Investigation is 'Intolerable' Oregon's Forested Communities: Congressmen Offer Bipartisan Solution To Fiscal Crisis 9/12/14 The Bulliten - Oregon Delegation Mulls Obama's ISIL Request 9/11/14 DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Curb Illegal Ivory Trafficking 9/10/14 Irrigation Districts Owe Feds $1.6 Billion for Local Water Projects, Says GAO 9/09/14 Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 9/03/14 DeFazio Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act 8/20/14 Northwest Public Radio - Oregon Congressman Pushes For Funds to Fight Wildfires 8/07/14 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System 8/01/14 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported from the Committee on Rules, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 7/31/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/31/14 DeFazio: Highway Trust Fund Vote a "Missed Opportunity" 7/31/14 Boxer, Feinstein, Napolitano, Defazio Introduce "W21: Water in the 21st Century" Legislation 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/30/14 DeFazio Demands Accountability at Roseburg, White City VA Facilities 7/30/14 DeFazio Pushes Passage of Bill to Expand Oregon Caves National Monument 7/29/14 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act 7/29/14 DeFazio Blasts Republicans For Wasting Time While The West Battles Wildfire Disasters, Agencies May Run Out of Money 7/29/14 DeFazio Statement on Anti-GMO Labeling Spending Report 7/28/14 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 7/28/14 Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 7/28/14 Firefighting Budget 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/24/14 Sign the Petition: Keep the Internet Free and Open! 7/23/14 DeFazio Pushes For Critical, Bipartisan Wildfire Funding 7/23/14 The Crisis in Forest Fire Funding 7/22/14 $2.3 Million in Federal Grants Awarded to Two Southwest Oregon Airports 7/22/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns 7/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments 7/18/14 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski 7/15/14 No Devolution 7/15/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/15/14 DeFazio Criticizes Transportation "Band-Aid Bill" 7/11/14 DeFazio, House Democrats Attempt to Force Vote on Stalled Wildfire Funding Legislation 7/10/14 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - House Democrats Call For USTR to Stop Using Distorted Data 7/10/14 DeFazio Fights for Common Sense Reforms to Protect Taxpayers and the Environment from Hardrock Mining Giveaways 7/09/14 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - European Tar Sands Policy 7/08/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Protect Gray Wolves In or Near National Parks 7/08/14 DeFazio Calls on Interior to Protect Gray Wolves In or Near National Parks 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 7/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/26/14 DeFazio Fights Mandated Oil Drilling Off Coasts, on Public Lands 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/25/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/25/14 Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act 6/23/14 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/19/14 Eugene Weekly - A Fight for Survival