Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced two bills that would ensure family members get the full survivors’ benefits they are entitled to after the death of a veteran or Social Security beneficiary.
WASHINGTON—Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Walter Jones (NC-03) Friday sent President Trump a letter, signed by 37 other members, asking he provide legal reasons for the use of military force in Syria. It has been reported that the administration has a memo detailing the justification for the April 6, 2017 U.S.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)’s Office of the Medical Inspector (OMI) today released a summary of findings following an investigation initiated by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) into allegations of mismanagement and substandard patient care within the Roseburg VA Healthcare System (VARHS).
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today applauded the decision by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to award a $300,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to mAbDx Inc., a Eugene-based immunodiagnostics company.
The company, a University of Oregon spin-off, was founded in 2011 by former UO researcher Michael Marusich, PhD.
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following response to the release of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement in response to the Continuing Budget Resolution put forth by House Republicans:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today urged VA Secretary David Shulkin to investigate troubling reports of continued retaliation against whistleblowers within the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS).
This week, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs.
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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).