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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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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:

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of Congress to represent one of his constituents who will die or go bankrupt due to a health crisis if the law is repealed.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. 

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Jan 3, 2013 In The News

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.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

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