Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
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1/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Prioritize Critical Oil Response Plans 1/20/16 Ranking Members Grijalva, DeFazio Call for Stronger Oil and Gas Company Bonding Requirements as GAO Shows Potential Shortfall 1/07/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Let States Experiment With Alternative Funding Mechanisms For Highway Trust Fund 1/06/16 Letter to the Surface Transportation Board - Reject Canadian Pacific Takeover Of Norfolk Southern 12/22/15 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure 12/10/15 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 12/10/15 Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 12/10/15 House Approves Bipartisan Authorization of the Coast Guard 12/03/15 Conference Report on H.R. 22, Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 12/03/15 House Passes 5-Year FAST Act to Invest in America's Surface Transportation Infrastructure 12/01/15 Shuster, Inhofe, DeFazio, Boxer Announce Agreement on Surface Transportation Legislation 11/20/15 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education and Labor Pensions, John Kline, Chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Bobby Scott, Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce - Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 11/06/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote 11/05/15 Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act Receives Overwhelming House Support 11/05/15 Members of Oregon Delegation Welcome OSU Progress on Hemp Research 11/04/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 11/04/15 Providing for Further Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 22, Hire more Heroes Act of 2015 11/03/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 11/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Release Full Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership 10/27/15 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 10/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Independent Investigation into Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing 10/26/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Independent Investigation into Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing 10/26/15 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/20/15 Committee Leaders Introduce Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act 10/20/15 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Urge ICAO to Ban Transport of Bulk Shipments of Lithium-Ion Batteries on Passenger Aircraft 10/14/15 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse 10/13/15 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors 10/08/15 Native American Energy Act 10/06/15 Moment of Silence Honoring Victims of Umpqua Community College Tragedy 10/06/15 Honoring the Victims of the Umpqua Community College Tragedy 10/06/15 Honoring the Victims of the Umpqua Community College Tragedy 10/01/15 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Strong TPP Automotive Rules of Origin 9/30/15 Letter to the Oregon Bureau of Land Management - Smith River Threat by Oregon Mining 9/30/15 House Transportation Leaders Introduce PTC Extension 9/28/15 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/25/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund 9/24/15 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador to U.S. Trade Representative - Urging Fair Trade with China for U.S. Alfalfa Exporters 9/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Long-Standing Steel Issues with Chinese President Xi 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/18/15 Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 9/16/15 DeFazio Responds To Report Finding Railroads Will Fail To Meet Deadline to Implement PTC 9/16/15 Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act 9/11/15 Approval of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action 9/10/15 Iran Nuclear Agreement 9/01/15 Issue Position: Social Security