December 3, 2009
HARKIN TO INTRODUCE SIMILAR LEGISLATION IN THE SENATE NEXT WEEK
WASHINGTON, DC— Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit was joined by 22 of his House colleagues today in introducing new legislation that assess a miniscule tax on Wall Street securities transactions. The money it generates will be used to rebuild Main Street. The legislation, Let Wall Street Pay for the Restoration of Main Street Act, has powerful support from the economists, Wall Street investors, labor organizations, and consumer groups.
November 18, 2009
House passage expected soon
November 18, 2009
November 7, 2009
Washington, DC--U.S. Rep.
November 4, 2009
Washington, DC – Rep. Peter DeFazio (Springfield) is pleased to announce that two important provisions are included in the House health care reform bill which was unveiled today. H.R.3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, includes language that requires the health insurance industry to operate under the same anti-trust laws as all other industries and an agreement that will increase Medicare reimbursement rates in Oregon.
WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bart Stupak (D-MI) and Gene Taylor (D-MS) today sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi, urging her to include language in the health reform bill that would require the health insurance industry to operate under the same anti-trust laws as all other industries.
October 20, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman DeFazio (D-Springfield) was joined today by the other Democratic members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, urging him to invest in wave energy technology.
October 14, 2009