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Rep. DeFazio's criticism of guest columnist was off base: Guest opinion
Congratulations for luring Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., into defending his curious and Orwellian-named legislation , the Airfare Transparency Act of 2014.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Director of much-criticized Roseburg VA Medical Center will retire
The director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center said she will retire in January after three friction-filled years at the facility.
Sen. Ron Wyden needs wiggle room to deliver O&C legislation: Editorial
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hopes to produce a forest policy bill that would increase timber harvests on federal Oregon and California Railroad lands.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Miami Herald
Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics
This July 18, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Dennis Richardson in Salem, Ore. Gov. Kitzhaber and his Republican rival, state Rep. Richardson, are getting in on the ice bucket challenge, after both accepted the challenges this week.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Republicans outpace Democrats in August Town Hall Meetings
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Fri Aug 15, 2014
KCBY-TV Coos Bay
DeFazio holds town hall on VA, veterans issues
In light of new legistlation directly affecting veterans, Rep. Peter DeFazio dedicated a town hall meeting to veterans issues Thursday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Activist Alert 8-14-2014
The ACLU of Lane County's "Civil Conversation" series is holding a public discussion on the " Eugene Police Department's Policy on Biased Conduct " from 5:30 to 6:45 pm Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Eugene Public Library downtown.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
DeFazio likely to get earful on LNG in Coos Bay
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is slated to make a trip to Coos Bay Wednesday for his annual town hall meeting, where his website says he'll take questions on jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
A recess itinerary
Here's where members of Congress tend to get a bad rap: When congressional recesses are described as vacations, weeks when the officials can head off to the Caribbean and laze around.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
DeFazio plan would deceive airline customers: Guest opinion
Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., should take little pride that the House of Representatives recently passed a bill he co-sponsored with Rep. Bill Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Leaf peeping at the Biltmore, tips to save on flights, bait and switch airline advertising
The Biltmore Estates is one of the best places to watch the leaves turn color. Leaf-watching is only one of the things you can do there.
Keep airfares transparent: Airlines want Congress to sow more confusion
Last week, in a scene right out of Netflix's "House of Cards," H.R. 4156, the Orwellian-titled Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by voice vote with no chance for debate and no record of how each member voted.
Grand Canyon News
Arizona official backs bill to streamline Western state land...
That, in turn, would mean more money from trust lands that could go to local schools, said supporters of the bill that would make it easier for states to swap land currently surrounded by federal land.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
This Book Can Teach You How To Eat Healthy On $4 A Day
In this July 8, 2014 photo, Leanne Brown poses for a picture in her apartment in New York.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Boxer, Feinstein, Napolitano, DeFazio Introduce "W21: Water in the 21st Century" Legislation
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer , U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein , U.S. Representative Grace Napolitano and U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio today introduced "W21: Water in the 21st Century," legislation that would help communities nationwide better prepare for the future by providing new incentives and investments to help residents, businesses and ... (more)
Congress and physicians fear new weed killer will significanltly harm children
A pending federal decision to approve a new herbicide has 50 members of Congress and untold numbers of physicians worried for the health of children worldwide.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
House Sends Highway Bill Back to Senate
In the frenetic legislative run-up to the August recess, House lawmakers sent their version of a highway bill back to the Senate after voting to disagree with that chamber's amendment to the legislation.