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  1. Bipartisan, bicoastal group of lawmakers calls on Coast Guard to keep facilities openRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Georgetown Times

    In a continued effort to ensure the safety of residents living and working in coastal areas, members of Congress from Oregon today joined South Carolina lawmakers in calling on the U.S. Coast Guard to keep facilities in South Carolina and Oregon from closing next month. Senators Lindsey Graham , Tim Scott , Ron Wyden , Jeff Merkley , and Representatives Mark Sanford , Tom Rice , Kurt Schrader , Peter DeFazio , Suzanne Bonamici , and Earl Blumenauer signed the letter urging the Coast Guard to reverse its abrupt announcement from October that it would close facilities in Charleston, South Carolina and Newport, Oregon.


  2. A whisker from victory! Oregon GMO vote goes to a recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Ecologist

    ... have spent over $100 million in just four states - California, Washington, Oregon and Colorado. In 2013, Rep. Peter DeFazio and Sen. Barbara Boxer introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act (H.R. 1699/S. 809) to make GE food ...


  3. U.S. and European Transport Unions Meet in Washington, Continue Push to Deny NAIRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Freshnews

    ... economic gains will be few and short lived, while the long-term job losses will be staggering." Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member-elect of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, also joined the meeting. "As someone ...


  4. Political Blotter: Bay Area might pack less clout in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... announced earlier this month he would seek to become Transportation and Infrastructure's ranking member, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., won that vote Wednesday. "Peter has been my friend throughout my time here and that will continue," Garamendi said ...


  5. Air Traffic Control Newsletter #118Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Reason Foundation

    ... most Committee members to consider serious reform along the lines suggested by Chairman Shuster, Gov. . Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, OR), who will likely become the T&I Committee's ranking member in January, emphasized funding reform but also opined that ...


  6. Peter DeFazio wins senior Transportation Committee post, shifts from Natural Resources panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Oregonian

    Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., stands on a balcony outside the House Dirksen Office Building in 2013. DeFazio's new position was ratified by the House Democratic caucus.


  7. House Dems demand action on methane leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | North Denver News

    ... Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) joined House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Ranking Member RaAol Grijalva (D-AZ) to call for robust action ...


  8. Jim Costa Likely Wins Re-electionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | CaHSR Blog

    ... the committee when Democrats retake the House majority. But Garamendi ultimately decided to defer to Oregon's Peter DeFazio , who had more seniority than Garamendi. Finally, Peninsula Congresswoman Anna Eshoo lost her bid to be the ranking member on ...


  9. NHTSA calls for nationwide airbag recall - DeFazio gives preview of ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Politico

    ... in early 2015 before turning to work on a highway and transit bill, according to incoming ranking member Peter DeFazio. MT caught up with the ranking-member-in-waiting Tuesday and he gave a preview of 2015, just hours after T&I had its last full ...


  10. Airlines Have Finally Found A Fee They Don't LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Switched

    ... hasn't raised much partisan debate on Capitol Hill ahead of the FAA reauthorization. A spokesman for Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), a senior Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, pointed out that the congressman had been an early sponsor of ...


  11. Compromise, timing critical to finding an O&C lands solution: Editorial Agenda 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    ... bill through the Senate, then find a compromise between it and the House version championed by Democrats Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader and Republican Greg Walden of Oregon. To respond to this editorial: Post your comment below, submit a commentary ...


  12. Art Robinson calls out Congressman Peter Defazio in Oregon political slugfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Oregon's mostly rural 4th district bares witness to an old-fassion politics as usual mud slinging fest between incumbent Congressman Peter Defazio Springfield and often controversial Dr. Arthur Robinson of Cave Junction. Politics as usual has returned to Oregon's 4th district as ultra conservative Dr. Art Robinson dukes it out with long term incumbent Congressman Peter Defazio Springfield, Oregon; the nation watches.


  13. House, Senate Dems feud over KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Hill

    ... would veto the bill if it were to make it to his desk, adding another layer of futility to the votes. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), who sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, similarly didn't agree with the decision, calling it a "game." ...


  14. House to Vote on Keystone Bill as Louisiana Runoff LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Bloomberg

    ... said regarding Senate Democrats' decision to vote on the pipeline before the Louisiana runoff. Representative Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, said during debate yesterday that House Republicans had already passed Keystone-related bills eight ...


  15. Garamendi Withdraws From Ranking Member Race on Transportation CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Roll Call

    His decision to drop out of the race clears a path for the panel's existing No. 2 Democrat, Peter A. DeFazio of Oregon, to take the helm in the 114th Congress.


  16. The gas tax: A lame-duck long shot -- Banking Committee considers FTA nomRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Politico

    ... since former FTA chief Rogoff moved to the DOT undersecretary position. FRIENDS IN LOW (AND HIGH) PLACES: Rep. Peter DeFazio is on track to become the next House T&I ranking member and he's got plenty of support. Adam reports from the front lines of ...


  17. Stop the LNG PipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Eugene Weekly

    ... methane and increased total energy use spurred by inexpensive gas. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, Rep. Peter DeFazio and State Rep. Val Hoyle have all expressed support for the southern Oregon Pacific Connector pipeline (extending from near ...


  18. Grijalva Faces Clear Path to Natural Resources Ranking MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Roll Call

    Rep. RaAol M. Grijalva is making his second bid in a year for ranking member on the Natural Resources Committee - but this time, he appears poised to win. In a caucus that values seniority, the Arizona Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has one lawmaker ahead of him - Rep. Grace F. Napolitano of California - in the panel hierarchy.


  19. John Garamendi wants to be next ranking member of House T & I panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Trucker

    ... to facilitate opportunity, momentum, and results," he continued. "This is the leadership I aim to bring." Rep. Peter DeFazio, Ore., is generally considered to be next in line for the ranking Democrat position on the Transportation and Infrastructure ...


  20. David Dewett Veterans Memorial in No. Bend gets preservation treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    The David Dewett Veterans Memorial in North Bend has been a place to honor veterans since 2008, but for the past few years erosion along the water front memorial has become a growing problem. Now, with the help of the Oregon Department of Transportation and Congressman Peter DeFazio, a rock structure called "riff raff" will be put in place to preserve the memorial.