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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today, reintroduced the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, H.R. 2462, which repeals the antiquated exemption that allows the health insurance industry to operate beyond the reach of federal antitrust laws. 

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May 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, com

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today criticized H.R. 2393, legislation to repeal mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for meat products as a disturbing measure that undermines the rights and health of the American people. 

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May 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), together with 19 Committee Democrats, introduced H.R.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, in a hearing in the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) criticized Congress for decades of neglect when it comes to preparing for catastrophic earthquakes.