Rep. DeFazio worked with other Oregon lawmakers to keep the Coast Guard facility open for another year. Now, he's working in the current Congress on a permanent fix.
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Washington, D.C. –Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced a pair of bills that would protect Social Security trust funds from being diverted to pay for other programs and preserve Social Security benefits for future generations.
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Washington, D.C. – In recognition of Earth Day, Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation to save the world’s last remaining African elephants and rhinoceros from poachers. The bill would impose trade sanctions on countries that facilitate ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today responded to the introduction of so-called “fast track” legislation that would give President Obama the authority to push through major trade deals with little to no input from Congress. The bill was introduced by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI).
Washington, D.C. –. Today at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) voiced his support for the U.S. Coast Guard and its mission, and blasted stagnant budgets that have made it more difficult for the Coast Guard to meet its mission demands and improve its performance.