0.1% Wall Street Tax Will Curb Dangerous High Frequency Trading and Bring in $777 Billion In New Revenue Over 10 Years
Today, U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) introduced the Wall Street Tax Act, legislation to create a new tax on financial transactions that would generate billions in revenue, while reducing speculative trading and volatility in the market.
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) will today vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against the U.S. Congress at the Capitol building that left at least six people dead, including U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood.
Today, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) led 65 members in calling on President Trump to resign immediately after he incited last Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
In a letter to President Trump, the members wrote,
After last week’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, groups are reportedly planning to return to D.C. next week to sow discord
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) encouraged Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to do everything in his authority to help protect the safety of airline crews and passengers amid civil unrest in the Nation’s capital, and to limit the chance that commercial flights are used as a means of mass transportati
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today released the following statement on the urgent need to remove Donald Trump from office following yesterday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol:
Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement:
Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement:
“What happened today at the U.S. Capitol, in no uncertain terms, was an attempted coup by insurrectionists who were encouraged by Donald Trump’s violent, destructive, and treasonous rhetoric and behavior.
Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today released the following statement after passage of his bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which includes his provision to ensure that Harbor Maintenance funds are actually used for harbor maintenance. This measure now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Paul Gosar (AZ-04) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) to rein in health insurance price-gouging and promote fair competition, unanimously passed the Senate last night and is expected to be signed into law today.
Wide-ranging bill provides funding to help states respond to COVID crisis, improve maintenance and operations of ports, and makes key improvements to aircraft certification
Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) secured key victories in the COVID-19 relief and annual federal budget bill that passed the House of Representatives tonight, including disaster relief funding for states responding to the COVID crisis, legislation to distribute already-collected funds to the country’s ports for maintenance and operations, la