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  1. House Budget Threatens Funding Structure for TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... means there would be a 99 percent reduction for fiscal year 2016 in federal funds going to the states," Rep. Peter DeFazio, the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said less than an hour before a vote on the ...

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  2. on Track for Trouble Experts warn more oil train derailments are comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... Board said these things (DOT-111's) are totally inadequate for the task to which we put them," said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. "Since 1993 we've known that, and we still don't have a rule to require a modern, much safer tank car design here." ...

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  3. Will Oregon's Congressional Democrats Walk Their Environmental Talk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BlueOregon

    ... that would weaken the environmental review process or threaten the environmental health of our public lands." Peter DeFazio: "It is long past time for Congress to get serious about climate change, to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and other ...

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  4. Oil trains put US on target for more derailments, warn expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    ... Board said these things (DOT-111's) are totally inadequate for the task to which we put them," said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. "Since 1993 we've known that, and we still don't have a rule to require a modern, much safer tank car design here." ...

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  5. Federal aid to Oregon timber counties passes House, gains support in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    ... the program in a bill aimed at resolving a long battle over Medicare reimbursement rates to physicians. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., worked on getting Democratic leadership support for including the timber aid in the Medicare bill, which passed the ...

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  6. Construction Groups Fight Proposal to Slash Federal Gas TaxRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... the devolution proposal would be "catastrophic" for his state and many others. The House panel's top Democrat, Peter DeFazio (Ore.), is another devolution foe. He said, "I just want to put a nail in the coffin, stake through the heart and garlic ...

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    Dec 12, 2012 | KLCC-FM Eugene

    ... ts in lieu of taxes for timber-dependent counties in Oregon and other states. Oregon Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio says this bill helps counties while lawmakers try to find a long term solution to funding shortfalls.DeFazio: "It answers the...

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  8. Walden: Timber county payment extension in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Columbian

    ... faced a veto threat from the White House due to reduced environmental protections. Oregon Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said the proposal from Republicans originally included provisions for changing national forest policy, which were dropped ...

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  9. US Rep. says timber county payment extension in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... faced a veto threat form the White House due to reduced environmental protections. Oregon Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said the proposal from Republicans originally included provisions for changing national forest policy, which were dropped ...

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  10. DeFazio expects Secure Rural Schools Act to pass House later this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KPIC

    Congressman Peter DeFazio says he expects the Secure Rural Schools Act to pass in the House later in the week. KPIC News discussed the issue with DeFazio, specifically on how it will affect Douglas County.

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  11. Extension of timber payment program included in a doc fixa billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    ... certainty for essential local services like schools and roads," Walden said in a release . Walden and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), whose district also includes several counties suffering from reduced timber sales, took credit for getting the measure ...

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  12. Congress moves forward with county fundingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Baker City Herald

    ... this lifeline for rural Oregon communities by March 31. Today, we fulfill that commitment. My Oregon colleague Peter DeFazio deserves credit, too, for working with his leadership to support including this provision," Walden stated in the press ...

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  13. Aid to timber-dependent Oregon counties is revived by House GOP leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... to $107 million last year as the delegation repeatedly fought to keep the program alive. Walden and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who gained Democratic leadership approval for including the language in the Medicare bill, in the last Congress pushed ...

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  14. Fact-checking the GMO labeling debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hill

    ... negligible and the benefits of labeling are numerous. Look to legislation introduced earlier this year by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). Their legislation would establish a national labeling standard that responsibly ...

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  15. NPA lobbies legislators to protect definition of organic to include non-GMORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | FoodNavigator

    ... the bill HERE .) Already this session, U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, which would require GMO labeling on food. Failure to ...

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  16. Dem Rep: Trade Office Is 'Dazzling' Us With B.S. Over TPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Crooks and Liars

    ... the facts are not on their side," the U.S. official told The Hill. Pocan and Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) held the press conference to dispute how Froman and other administration officials calculate trade data that they ...

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  17. Cohen Takes 'No "Fast Track"' Message to Members of Congress and MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Communications Workers of America

    ... to help America compete in the global economy, argued Ryan in his letter to the president. House Democrats Peter DeFazio (OR), Rosa DeLauro (CT) and Louise Slaughter (NY) also signed on. "It is essential and brilliant to push for the surface ...

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  18. Shuster Declares Fuel-Tax Hike DOARead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... confident we will get there and make the investment needed." By contrast, at the same hearing Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) argued for swiftly passing a short-term patch that would ensure funds keep flowing to highway and bridge projects ...

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  19. OR: Before Shutdown, How Many Jobs Did United Streetcar Deliver?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mass Transit

    ... a bit, actually." Oregon Iron Works created United Streetcar in 2005 to get $4 million earmarked by U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., to develop an American-made streetcar prototype. Portland had launched its streetcar service in 2001 and eventually ...

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  20. NPA lobbies legislators to protect definition of organic to include non-GMORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | FoodNavigator

    ... the bill HERE .) Already this session, U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, which would require GMO labeling on food. Failure to ...

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