Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
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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 4/15/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Deduction on Tax-exempt Municipal Bonds 4/14/15 The Nation's Infrastructure Needs Repair 4/06/15 The Hill - NTSB Calls for Replacing Oil Trains More Quickly 4/06/15 DeFazio Commends NTSB for Common Sense Rail Tank Car Safety Recommendations 4/06/15 The Fresno Bee - NTSB: Equip Oil Trains with Fire Protection Within 5 Years 4/01/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Continued Support for the Two-State Solution 3/31/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change 3/27/15 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies: Funding of Heating Assistance Program 3/25/15 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Investing in Early Education 3/24/15 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Interior Subcommittee, and Betty McCollum, Ranking Member of the Interior Subcommittee - Funding for Earthquake Early Warning System 3/24/15 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 3/24/15 Reps. Huffman, Kilmer, DeFazio Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Renew Secure Rural Schools Program 3/24/15 Reps. Huffman, Kilmer, DeFazio Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Renew Secure Rural Schools Program 3/23/15 Don't Allow USTR Half-Truths on Korea FTA 3/23/15 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding 3/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations 3/19/15 Committee Leaders Introduce Bill to Reform Disaster Assistance Programs & Reduce Disaster Costs 3/19/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain 3/17/15 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission - Implementation of Dodd-Frank CEO Median Worker Pay Ratio Rule 3/12/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Investigation into Crude Oil Transportation and Emergency Response Capabilities 3/09/15 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the US Department of Transportation and John Kerry, Secretary of the US Department of State - Curb Ant-Competitive Practices by Gulf Carriers 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 3/04/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Gray Wolf Protections: Change Course, Use Best Science 3/04/15 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 3/04/15 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 3/03/15 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy 3/03/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program 2/25/15 DeFazio, Garamendi to GOP Leadership: Don't Hold Coast Guard Funding Hostage to Push Political Agenda 2/18/15 DeFazio Applauds Federal Grant to Help Local Families 2/13/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Funding the Department of Homeland Security 2/13/15 Rep. DeFazio Statement on Gov. Kitzhaber's Resignation 2/13/15 Rep. DeFazio Cosponsors Major Mining Reform Bill 2/12/15 Committee Unanimously Approves Passenger Rail Reform Legislation 2/12/15 Blumenthal, Boxer, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods 2/12/15 Boxer, Blumenthal, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods 2/11/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act 2/11/15 Rep. DeFazio Takes Action on Rural Ambulance Services 2/10/15 Letter to All Members of the House of Representatives - Republican Expansion of Unilateral Subpoena Power 2/10/15 Rep. DeFazio Statement on Social Security 2/05/15 Bipartisan Passenger Rail Reform Bill Introduced 2/05/15 Rep. DeFazio Backs Bill to Protect Small Businesses from Frivolous Lawsuits 2/05/15 Goodlatte, DeFazio, Issa, Nadler, Smith, Lofgren, Eshoo Introduce Patent Litigation Reform Bill 2/03/15 Letter to Calvin Scovel, Inspector General of the Department of Transportation - Requesting Audits of Pipeline and Hazardous Safety Programs 1/28/15 Rep. DeFazio Cosponsors Bill to Help Veterans 1/27/15 Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Announces Subcommittee Rosters, Approves Rules & Oversight Plan 1/22/15 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Rail Tank Car Safety and Other Pipeline Hazards 1/22/15 DeFazio Blasts U.S. DOT for Failing to Address Rail Tank Car Safety 1/22/15 DeFazio, Larsen, Garamendi Applaud Administration's Efforts to Coordinate Federal Action in the Arctic