Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 654, the Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017, legislation introduced by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that would identify funding for an earthquake early warning system off the Pacific Northwest coast.
Rep. Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to Oregon Governor Kate Brown applauding cuts to ineffective predator control programs at the Oregon Departments of Agriculture (ODA) and Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), which were laid out in her Recommended Budget.
Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s updated Executive Order on immigration:
Public Option would Lower Costs, Increase Competition among Private Insurers
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.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions:
DeFazio Highlights Need for Affordable Care Act in Response to President Trump’s Address to Congress
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of Congress to represent one of his constituents who will die or go bankrupt due to a health crisis if the law is repealed.
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.
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.
Legislation comes on the day that millionaires stop paying into the program
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.