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Jan 22, 2008 Press Release

January 22, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) lauded the President’s release today of $3.7 billion in additional veterans funding provided by Congress – to provide the largest single funding increase in the 77-year history of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jan 22, 2008 Press Release



Sen. Smith & Rep. DeFazio Announce the Port will Receive a $119,000 EDA Award           

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release

December 17, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) introduced legislation today, H.R. 4775, to prohibit the use of two deadly poisons. H.R. 4775 is the latest move by the Congressman in his long standing efforts to ban the use of Compound 10-80 and sodium cyanide.

Dec 13, 2007 Press Release

December 12, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) scored a victory for American's with disabilities today. Legislation DeFazio authored, H.R. 3985, the Over-the-Road Bus Transportation Accessibility Act, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of unanimous consent.