Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senator Bernie Sanders today introduced joint legislation, the Social Security Expansion Act, to strengthen the Social Security program for future generations on the day that millionaires stop paying into Social Security.
Supported by labor groups, trade stakeholders, and environmental groups, Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced a resolution that lays out the principles that must be included in any replacement of the disastrous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) today introduced a resolution supporting the inclusion of a public health insurance option in the American health insurance market, H. Res. 130.
Following reports that President Trump is considering sending U.S. ground forces into Northern Syria, Congressman Peter DeFazio today introduced the War Powers Amendments of 2017, legislation that clarifies under the Constitution that President Trump must seek congressional authorization prior to sending U.S. troops into combat.
Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today cut through bureaucratic red tape in the Trump Administration and helped to secure an increased catch limit for groundfish species caught in the Pacific Northwest Region.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today released the following statement on President Trump's executive order on immigration:
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today sent a letter to President Trump urging him to file a trade dispute with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for manipulating oil production.
Yesterday, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation to help fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast. DeFazio’s bill, the “Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017,” was in
Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today reintroduced the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, H.R. 617, which repeals the antiquated exemption that allows the health insurance industry to operate beyond the reach of federal antitrust laws.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership:
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The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).