Representative Peter DeFazio's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
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5/24/17 Letter to Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Allowing Office-Use Drug Compounding in Pharmacies 4/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, & Education - Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research 4/05/17 Letter to Robert Aderholt, Chairman and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and FDA - Protecting Kid's Health in Fiscal Year 2018 Budget 2/28/17 Letter to Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Preserve Medicare Advantage 2/14/17 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Title X and Women's Healthcare 1/25/17 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Oppose EPA Grants Freeze 1/19/17 Letter to Hon. Donald Trump, President-elect - Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood 12/14/16 VA Applies Bipartisan Provision to Enhance VA Medical Care 11/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Consider Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening 11/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call for Further Review into the Impact of Flame Retardant Chemicals on Human Health 11/17/16 GAO Report Finds Emergency Responders May Lack Crucial Training and Information in Accidents Involving Trains Carrying Hazardous Materials 11/10/16 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/25/16 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia 5/17/16 DeFazio Blasts Republicans for Using Zika Crisis to Gut Clean Water Act 5/12/16 Statement from Rep. Peter DeFazio on Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act 4/29/16 Sen. Markey, Reps. Grijalva and DeFazio Release New GAO Report on Municipal Freshwater Scarcity 4/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns 4/15/16 Democrats Introduce Legislation To Help Communities Fund Clean Water Infrastructure Projects 3/17/16 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research 3/15/16 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding 3/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Call to Clarify Privacy Standards for Mobile Health Apps 3/04/16 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Effort to Strengthen Consumer Rights, Address Olive Oil Fraud 2/11/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluate Risks of Powerful Herbicide Before Reapproved 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/10/15 In Advance of Veterans Day, Merkley, Wyden and DeFazio Announce New, Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Staffing at VA Health Centers 9/29/15 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer 9/01/15 Issue Position: Veterans Issues 8/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health 7/30/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule 7/14/15 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of the United States Department of Defense - End Legal Purgatory with Sick Oregon Veterans 7/02/15 Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services - Coverage for a 12-Month Supply of a Woman's Birth Control 4/14/15 Rep. DeFazio Applauds Senate Passage of Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon 3/26/15 Rep. DeFazio Praises Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon and Ensures Healthcare for Children & Seniors Nationwide 3/18/15 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research 2/11/15 Rep. DeFazio Takes Action on Rural Ambulance Services 1/13/15 Burgess, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Ensure Doctors Have Access to Educational Materials 12/23/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Rural Ambulance Services 11/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals 10/29/14 Rep. DeFazio Joins Hospital Workers on Picket Line in Springfield 10/22/14 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Overseeing Selection of Next Roseburg VA Director 10/20/14 The Register-Guard - Few Sparks Fly This Time in Race for Congress 10/01/14 New Data Expose Drug Company Influence on Doctors 9/11/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community 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 7/25/14 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 7/18/14 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 5/30/14 Resignation of Eric Shinseki 5/30/14 Rep. DeFazio Calls on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign

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