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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

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Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

Reps. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Paul Gosar (AZ-04) today introduced the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act , H.R. 1418, which repeals the antiquated exemption that allows the health insurance industry to operate beyond the reach of federal antitrust laws. 

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Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio today released the following statement on the Medicare for All Act and lowering healthcare costs: 

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Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Today the House passed a major public lands bill that included several provisions authored by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that would protect several critical salmon and steelhead habitats in southwestern Oregon and designate more than 30,000 acres of public land as Wilderness.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today expressed his support for the bipartisan privileged resolution to terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.

Feb 19, 2019 Blog Post

Let’s consider some real news, for a change: Last year was officially proclaimed the fourth-warmest on record; scientists predict that melting ice in 

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Feb 19, 2019 Blog Post

The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens from Quebec to Japan.

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Today, the Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) applauded House passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which includes critical funding for construction of the first Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter.

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), along with Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced legislation Wednesday to expand Social Security benefits and strengthen the retirement program for generations to come.

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Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security Bennie Thompson (D-MS) today introduced legislation with Congressman John Katko (R-NY) to bolster funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its workforce, ensuring that the agency has the necessary funds and resources to secure America’s a

Feb 8, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio this week reintroduced four bills that would protect several critical salmon and steelhead habitats in southwestern Oregon and designate more than 30,000 acres of public land as Wilderness.

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