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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), introduced H.R.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Leading a group of sixteen lawmakers, Representative Peter DeFazio today sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging either the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria or that he seek Congressional approval to extend their stay.

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Peter DeFazio introduced H.R. 1817, the Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2017, legislation that would ban the use of the lethal poisons Compound 1080 and sodium cyanide for predator control efforts.

The bill is supported by the national wildlife advocacy group Predator Defense, as well as the Humane Society.

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced his support for H.R. 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, which would establish a privately-delivered, publicly-financed universal health care system in the United States.

Rep. DeFazio issued the following statement on the bill:

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Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

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.

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

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.

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint:

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:

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