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  1. Official Says FAA Is Trying To Keep Hackers Out Of Air Traffic ControlRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... safe," despite a Government Accountability Office report that found "significant security control weaknesses." Peter DeFazio, D-Ore, one of the lawmakers who requested the GAO report, said at a House Transportation subcommittee hearing that he is ...

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  2. Oregon Republicans choose new leader as they hope to tie Democrats to corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... the rules. Robinson, the Cave Junction scientist who has run three losing races against Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio, decided not to run for a second term as chairman, but he did put together the slate headed by Hicks. Robinson had come ...

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  3. Transpo Leaders Urged to Pressure Congress On Highway BillRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... infrastructure advocates in their states, including chambers of commerce, manufacturers and farm groups. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member of the House T&I Committee, said that he and Shuster were "working well together and are largely on ...

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  4. Environmentalists give Kurt Schrader lower scores than other Oregon Democrats in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... made it clear that he disagrees with the league's agenda. Moore had particularly high praise for Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who had a score of 100 percent. Moore said that showed particular courage since DeFazio represents a district that includes ...

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  5. DeFazio: Transportation requires a "change of mindset"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Rep. Peter DeFazio believes that, from a policy perspective at least, a long-term surface transportation bill can be crafted by the current Congress. The major roadblock to such a bill, however, remains how to pay for it.

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  6. Support the GMO right to know actRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... last week in the Senate and the House. It was written by Senator Barbara Boxer of California and Congressman Peter DeFazio of Oregon, to require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food. On Feb. 12, they held a press conference in the ...

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  7. Deja Vu All Over Again: Federal GMO Labeling Legislation Re-IntroducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | JD Supra

    Last week, Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Rep. Peter DeFazio joined by chef-lebrity Tom Colicchioannounced the reintroduction of The , a federal bill that would mandate the labeling of foods or beverages containing genetically-modified organisms . The bill is Senator Boxer's second attempt at GMO labeling legislation; in 2013 she introduced similar legislation which ultimately died in committee.

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  8. Needed: A Fresh Approach to Funding America's Infrastructure, Part 2Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Infrastructure USA

    As the deadline for reauthorizing the federal surface transportation program draws nearer, the Obama Administration's proposal to renew the program for six years has been dealt a serious blow. The Republican leadership in Congress has declared the proposed method of funding the program as a "nonstarter."

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  9. Week Ahead: Tolling, Flight Tracking, Energy ShippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Roll Call

    Sen. James Inhofe, R- Okla., and Rep. Bill Shuster , R- Pa., will both address the AASHTO conference this week. It will be a busy week in Washington for transportation policy, with hearings, speeches, and panel discussions on everything from better tracking of airline flights to tolling on interstates.

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  10. Oregon has plans but not enough money for highway projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsOK.com

    ... The Associated Press. "We're looking at a pretty big cliff" with no serious discussions in sight, Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, top Democrat on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said of the funding picture. Earthquakes were ...

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  11. Rethinking the Northwest Forest PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Portland Tribune

    ... the path for more logging, and favors a House bill sponsored by Oregon Democrats Kurt Schrader of Canby and Peter DeFazio of Springfield and Republican Greg Walden of Hood River. A Senate bill, reintroduced in January by Ron Wyden, a Portland ...

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  12. Oregon Trail-Blazing WomenRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | AltWeeklies

    ... Oregon congressman's Occupy Wall Street-inspired diatribe on the economy and the financial bailout was vintage Peter DeFazio. In this time of political confusion that pits Tea Partiers against the Democrats and the Dems against themselves, Oregon's ...

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  13. Rethinking the Northwest Forest Plan - Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:58Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... the path for more logging, and favors a House bill sponsored by Oregon Democrats Kurt Schrader of Canby and Peter DeFazio of Springfield and Republican Greg Walden of Hood River. A Senate bill, reintroduced in January by Ron Wyden, a Portland ...

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  14. Crude-by-Rail Update: What to Expect From Recent Crude Oil DerailmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | JD Supra

    ... 4, 2015), (discussing the criticism Representative Peter DeFazio, a democrat from Oregon, has voiced against the DOT and PHMSA related to crude-by-rail); Letter from Joseph J. Martens, ...

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  15. Derailment Complicates Regulators' Rule-Making TaskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Roll Call

    Sen. John Thune , R- S.D., right, is one of the farm state lawmakers keenly interested in rail congestion Monday's derailment in West Virginia of a CSX train carrying crude oil occurred at a politically sensitive point as the Obama administration is working on a long-awaited proposed regulation on tank cars that carry oil and ethanol. Just two weeks ago, at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on the pending tank car rule, members voiced frustration about the uncertainty that the administration has created by its slowness in issuing the rule.

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  16. Anti-Science? Democrats Push Food Labeling Campaign Backed By Anti-VaxxerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Daily Caller

    Democrats' campaign to label all genetically modified foods just might undermine recent liberal attempts to portray Republicans as the party of anti-science and anti-vaccine wingnuts. California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer just re-introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act alongside Democratic Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Democratic Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio.

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  17. Oil-train fireball adds pressure for US safety ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the 2013 accident that killed 47 people in Quebec. "The federal government should not delay further," Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday in a statement. "It must issue the new rules for ...

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  18. Oil-Train Fireball Seen Adding Pressure for U.S. Safety RuleRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    ... the 2013 accident that killed 47 people in Quebec. "The federal government should not delay further," Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday in a statement. "It must issue the new rules for ...

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  19. Congress reintroduces GMO labeling billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Packer

    Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., reintroduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, first introduced in 2013, on Feb. 12, according to a news release from DeFazio's office. "We cannot continue to keep Americans in the dark about the food they eat," DeFazio said in the release.

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  20. Peter DeFazio: 'Monarch butterflies are becoming extinct' because of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PolitiFact

    Monarch butterflies are an unexpected victim of the widespread adoption of genetically modified crops, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., said last week. has had its DNA altered in a way that does not occur in nature.

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