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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s updated Executive Order on immigration:

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) yesterday introduced legislation, H.R. 1307, that would establish a public health insurance option in the national health insurance market.

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Pushing back against President Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congressman Peter DeFazio will leave his guest’s seat empty at tonight’s Joint Session of Congress to represent one of his constituents who will die or go bankrupt due to a health crisis if the law is repealed.

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Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed legislation introduced by Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that could provide critical funding for an earthquake early warning system off the Pacific Northwest coast.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to Congress:

“Tonight we heard a lot from President Trump about the many promises he has made to the American people—promises that he has yet to make good on. 

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

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.

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

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).

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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

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Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

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.

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