Representative Peter A. DeFazio's Public Statements


Full Name: Peter A. DeFazio
Current Office: U.S. House - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Progressive for U.S. House - District 4
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrnie
Birth Date: 05/27/1947
Birth Place: Needham, MA
Home City: Springfield, OR
Religion: Roman Catholic
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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' 8/07/14 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System 8/01/14 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions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 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 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 7/30/14 DeFazio Pushes Passage of Bill to Expand Oregon Caves National Monument 7/30/14 DeFazio Demands Accountability at Roseburg, White City VA Facilities 7/29/14 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act 7/29/14 DeFazio Statement on Anti-GMO Labeling Spending Report 7/29/14 DeFazio Blasts Republicans For Wasting Time While The West Battles Wildfire Disasters, Agencies May Run Out of Money 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 The Crisis in Forest Fire Funding 7/23/14 DeFazio Pushes For Critical, Bipartisan Wildfire 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 6/19/14 Congressman Bishop and Congressman DeFazio Introduce Landmark Legislation to Advance Education and Conservation 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 DeFazio Introduces Transportation Funding Bill 6/10/14 DEFAZIO: Congress Negligent for Failing to Protect Citizens with Earthquake Early Warning System 6/10/14 DeFazio-Westmoreland Amendment Protects Airline Safety & U.S. Jobs