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  1. Senate Democrats Give In On Transportation Funding, Accept GOP PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    ... choice but to take the House plan or face criticism for allowing the trust fund to be depleted. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, complained that the Republican extension bill would discourage Congress from passing a multi-year transport ...

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  2. UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate Democrats relent on transport funding, accept longer extensionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... choice but to take the House plan or face criticism for allowing the trust fund to be depleted. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, complained that the Republican extension bill would discourage Congress from passing a multi-year transport ...

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  3. House Sends Highway Bill Back to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Roll Call

    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.

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  4. UPDATE 1-U.S. House sends longer transport funding plan back to SenateRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... take the House plan or face criticism for allowing the Highway Trust Fund to run dry in August. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, complained that the Republican extension bill would discourage Congress from passing a multi-year transport ...

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  5. Arizona official backs bill to streamline Western state land exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Verde Independent

    ... the Advancing Conservation and Education Act of 2014. That bill - sponsored by Reps. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, and Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. - would allow states to "relinquish ... state land grant parcels wholly or primarily within federal conservation areas ...

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  6. Oregon Caves expansion bill clears second-to-last hurdle to congressional passageRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    ... system, would become the first underground river to receive wild and scenic designation, according to Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. DeFazio, the ranking Democrat on the natural resources committee, hailed the passage of the bill, which he said would ...

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  7. Congress wants to revive 'lower' advertised airfaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R., Penn.) and senior committee member Peter DeFazio (D., Ore.). Elliott, however, says the chances of the bill being passed by the Senate are highly unlikely. Whether the ...

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  8. U.S. House Passes Legislation to Make Endangered Species Determinations More TransparentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KBND-AM Bend

    ... also how much money is spent battling lawsuits." The Obama Adminsitration as well as Oregonian Representative Peter DeFazio oppose the House bill saying it will increase the amount of red tape.

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  9. House Votes To End Full-Fare Rule For Airline TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... are smart enough to figure out the price of an airline ticket without federal regulation, said Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio, a bill co-sponsor. Consumer groups oppose the legislation. Prior to implementation of the rule, airlines would often "hide" ...

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  10. House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The Olympian

    ... and fees totaling less than $48, or 12 percent. The only other speaker during Monday's House debate was Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who with Shuster sponsored the legislation. DeFazio mocked the current regulation's requirement that the full price ...

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  11. House-passed bill would allow airlines to advertise fares without taxes and feesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | NOLA.com

    ... rule in search of a problem that didn't exist that may have created a problem that does exist," said Rep. Peter DeFazio , D-Ore. Rep. Bill Shuster , R-Pa., the bill's lead sponsor, said that the current federal rule makes it seem that all the ticket ...

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  12. House bill would let airlines advertise fares without fees or taxesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Miami Herald

    ... Committee, said during debate that lasted just 11 minutes. The only other speaker Monday was Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who with Shuster sponsored the legislation. DeFazio mocked the current regulation's requirement that the full price must be ...

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  13. Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Business Wire

    ... Calio. "We applaud the leadership of Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Ranking Member Nick Rahall (D-WV) and Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Tom Graves (R-GA) in making airfare more transparent by enabling ...

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  14. Northwest Wildfires Boost Call For Funding ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... A House version of the bill is sponsored by Idaho Republican Mike Simpson, with Oregon co-sponsors Democrat Peter Defazio and Republican Greg Walden. But this rare bipartisan effort has stalled, facing opposition from budget hawks and others with ...

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  15. It's time to get it right with oil train safety: EditorialRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... Sen. Jeff Merkley told The Oregonian's editorial board that he found the proposed rule "unsatisfactory." Rep. Peter DeFazio, with deep Homeland Security experience, told the board he was "bemused" by it, because, he added, "The state really kind of ...

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  16. Senator Sanders Has A Message For Postmaster General DonahoeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Kos

    ... eliminated under Sanders' Senate bill, which has 28 co-sponsors and a companion measure in the House by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.). Their measures would re-establish strong overnight delivery standards to ensure the timely delivery of mail, prevent ...

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  17. Hedge fund run by Robert Mercer, who funded anti-DeFazio SuperPAC,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | BlueOregon

    ... Mercer -- the model-train enthusiast who personally funded the SuperPAC designed to take down Congressman Peter DeFazio in 2010 and 2012 . Why does Mercer want so ardently to defeat DeFazio, of all people? Here's a detail from the Levin/McCain ...

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  18. ReadMoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Friends of Animals

    ... the rangelands. Take action and contact Committee Chairman Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) and ranking member Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and tell them to squash the bill because it would put our wild horses at risk of slaughter. Email Hastings here or call ...

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  19. Oregon House members hold big fundraising leads; Art Robinson only challenger to exceed $100,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Oregonian

    Republican Art Robinson, left, and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., will be competing for the third straight time in this year's general election.

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  20. DeFazio predicts win for GMO labeling in Oregon - Lawmakers push for prairie chicken reportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Politico

    AS GOES JOSEPHINE COUNTY?: Rep. Peter DeFazio is reading the tea leaves, so to speak, following the passage of bans on the cultivation of GMO crops in two Oregon counties this spring, arguing the success of those measures bodes well for a statewide GMO labeling effort.

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