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ABC News
FAA Safety Inspectors Unable to Make Surprise Inspectionsagain, the GAO confirms that there are weaknesses and gaps in the FAA's oversig
FAA Safety Inspectors Unable to Make Surprise Inspections
ABC News / Posted yesterday
again, the GAO confirms that there are weaknesses and gaps in the FAA's oversight of foreign repair stations," said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who requested the report. "How many watchdog reports do we need before the federal government will act... Read more
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Salon.com
FAA safety inspectors unable to make surprise inspectionsagain, the GAO confirms that there are weaknesses and gaps in the FAA’s oversig
FAA safety inspectors unable to make surprise inspections
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
again, the GAO confirms that there are weaknesses and gaps in the FAA’s oversight of foreign repair stations,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who requested the report. “How many watchdog reports do we need before the federal government will act... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Oregon Sanders Supporters Join DNC Walkoutagainst Trump." Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile
Oregon Sanders Supporters Join DNC Walkout
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 2 days ago
against Trump." Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile member of Oregon's delegation: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio. The congressman is skipping the DNC to protest superdelegates - a longstanding system that affords DeFazio, a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkoutagainst Trump." Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile
Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkout
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
against Trump." Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile member of Oregon's delegation: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio. The congressman is skipping the DNC to protest superdelegates — a longstanding system that affords DeFazio, a... Read more
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The Columbian
Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkoutagainst Trump.” Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile
Oregon Sanders supporters join DNC walkout
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
against Trump.” Another less-obvious protest was carried out by a high-profile member of Oregon’s delegation: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio. The congressman is skipping the DNC to protest superdelegates — a long-standing system that affords DeFazio,... Read more
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CNBC
Why a financial transactions tax would work, expert saysHe introduced a bill last year that proposed taxing $5 for every $1,000 in stoc
Why a financial transactions tax would work, expert says
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
He introduced a bill last year that proposed taxing $5 for every $1,000 in stock that trades. And earlier this month, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would tax all stock, bond and derivative transactions. Green thinks the U.S.... Read more
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CNBC
If you hate high-frequency trading, here's your presidential candidateensure that they would not be impacted. There are other proposals floating aro
If you hate high-frequency trading, here's your presidential candidate
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
ensure that they would not be impacted. There are other proposals floating around as well. Last Wednesday Representative Peter Defazio (D, OR) introduced a bill that would place a speculation fee of 0.03 percent on credit default swaps,... Read more
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The Hill
Dem lawmaker to feds: Wireless spectrum can save livesAs cable and technology companies scramble for a piece of an unlicensed spectru
Dem lawmaker to feds: Wireless spectrum can save lives
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
As cable and technology companies scramble for a piece of an unlicensed spectrum band, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is reminding federal regulators that the spectrum can save lives and reduce traffic if used for vehicle-safety technology. A portion... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
U.S. Treasury urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA railcarsand Chicago, the 55 members of Congress wrote in a letter dated July 15. The l
U.S. Treasury urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA railcars
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
and Chicago, the 55 members of Congress wrote in a letter dated July 15. The letter led by Oregon Democrat U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio and Republican Virginia U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes also keys off China’s alleged cybercrimes to raise concerns that... Read more
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Boston Globe
US urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA subway carsfor contracts in Boston and Chicago, the 55 members of Congress wrote July 15.
US urged to probe Chinese company building MBTA subway cars
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
for contracts in Boston and Chicago, the 55 members of Congress wrote July 15. Their letter, led by representatives Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, and Randy Forbes, a Virginia Republican, also keys off of China’s alleged cybercrimes to... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Trump or Clinton: Either outcome spells turbulence for advisers' practicesthem might be concerned about higher capital gains taxes, or other indirect tax
Trump or Clinton: Either outcome spells turbulence for advisers' practices
Financial Planning.com / Posted 10 days ago
them might be concerned about higher capital gains taxes, or other indirect taxes," Emons says. Last week, Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced a new bill for a financial transaction tax aimed at curbing excessive speculation and speed traders... Read more
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The Hill
Dozens of lawmakers blast Chinese rail car dealassociated industries, such as steel, are now competing against the resources o
Dozens of lawmakers blast Chinese rail car deal
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
associated industries, such as steel, are now competing against the resources of the world’s second largest economy.” Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, helped lead the effort. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Wolf delisting plan clears Housethere’s little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year revi
Wolf delisting plan clears House
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
there’s little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year review of the Oregon Wolf Plan. Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat and longtime wolf advocate who voted against Walden’s amendment, said the issue stems from an... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Plan for federal wolf delisting clears US Housethere's little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year revi
Plan for federal wolf delisting clears US House
Brandon Sun / Posted 14 days ago
there's little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year review of the Oregon Wolf Plan. Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat and longtime wolf advocate who voted against Walden's amendment, said the issue stems from an... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Plan for federal wolf delisting clears US Housethere's little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year revi
Plan for federal wolf delisting clears US House
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
there's little recourse for area ranchers and challenges for the five year review of the Oregon Wolf Plan. Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat and longtime wolf advocate who voted against Walden's amendment, said the issue stems from an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the foreWASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax f
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the fore
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. The Oregon Democrat’s bill would levy a 0.03 percent tax... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon lawmakers intro bill to fund oil train accident preparationsFrom KTVZ.COM The legislation was sponsored by Ranking Member of the House Com
Oregon lawmakers intro bill to fund oil train accident preparations
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
From KTVZ.COM The legislation was sponsored by Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and co-sponsored by Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR). The Community Protection and... Read more
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Accounting Today
Democrats Assail Wall Street with Plan That May Hit Mom and Popis bad for fund shareholders.” The Democratic Party’s platform doesn’t specify
Democrats Assail Wall Street with Plan That May Hit Mom and Pop
Accounting Today / Posted 15 days ago
is bad for fund shareholders.” The Democratic Party’s platform doesn’t specify the size of the tax. A bill Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon, introduced Wednesday would tack on a 0.03 percent fee onto stock, bond and derivatives... Read more
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Accounting Today
Clinton Aims Party's 'Wall Street' Tax at Flash Boys, Not Banksbe unveiled Wednesday, would raise as much as $417 billion over a decade, accor
Clinton Aims Party's 'Wall Street' Tax at Flash Boys, Not Banks
Accounting Today / Posted 15 days ago
be unveiled Wednesday, would raise as much as $417 billion over a decade, according to a news release from Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon. DeFazio proposes to levy a 0.03 percent tax rate “on most financial trades,” according to the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
New Rules for Trains Carrying Hazardous Liquidsbe more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or
New Rules for Trains Carrying Hazardous Liquids
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
be more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or that are environmentally sensitive. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would "ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
U.S. Rep. Clark files bill to make sextortion federal crimeThis photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat members of C
U.S. Rep. Clark files bill to make sextortion federal crime
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
This photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat members of Congress, including, from left, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.,participating in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on... Read more
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The Columbian
Feds want railroads to create oil-spill plansensured oil refineries shared information about the type of oil and volume they
Feds want railroads to create oil-spill plans
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
ensured oil refineries shared information about the type of oil and volume they were receiving with first responders. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would “ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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Salon.com
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spillsbe more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spills
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
be more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or that are environmentally sensitive. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would “ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spillsbe more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spills
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
be more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or that are environmentally sensitive. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would "ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spillsbe more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spills
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
be more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or that are environmentally sensitive. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would "ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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ABC News
Feds Propose Railroads Have Plans to Deal With Oil Spillsbe more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or
Feds Propose Railroads Have Plans to Deal With Oil Spills
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
be more appropriate in areas where there is high volume of oil train traffic or that are environmentally sensitive. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., praised the proposal, saying it would "ensure that personnel are trained and available, that equipment... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the foreWASHINGTON: U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the fore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON: U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. The Oregon Democrat's bill would levy a 0.03... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NBAA Issues Statement on Full Congressional Passage of FAA Funding ExtensionMaria Cantwell (D-WA); House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairm
NBAA Issues Statement on Full Congressional Passage of FAA Funding Extension
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 days ago
Maria Cantwell (D-WA); House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-4-OR); and the committee’s Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-2-NJ) and Ranking Member Rick... Read more
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Newsmax
Clinton Aims Party's 'Wall Street' Tax at Flash Boys, Not Banksbe unveiled Wednesday, would raise as much as $417 billion over a decade, accor
Clinton Aims Party's 'Wall Street' Tax at Flash Boys, Not Banks
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
be unveiled Wednesday, would raise as much as $417 billion over a decade, according to a news release from Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon. DeFazio proposes to levy a 0.03 percent tax rate “on most financial trades,” according to the... Read more
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USA Today
House OKs bag-fee refunds, more airport security in FAA billthan 7,347 laser strikes on aircraft were reported to FAA last year, nearly dou
House OKs bag-fee refunds, more airport security in FAA bill
USA Today / Posted 17 days ago
than 7,347 laser strikes on aircraft were reported to FAA last year, nearly doubling the total from the year before. Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the transportation panel, commended the bill for giving FAA more authority to go... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
FAA bill aims to prevent drones flying near airportsbalance the need for integration of drones with the need to protect the general
FAA bill aims to prevent drones flying near airports
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 17 days ago
balance the need for integration of drones with the need to protect the general public in the national airspace,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the panel. The bill also called on FAA to report to Congress every six months... Read more
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Business Wire
Airlines for America Commends Passage of Long-Term FAA Extensionand Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Transportation and I
Airlines for America Commends Passage of Long-Term FAA Extension
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson... Read more
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The Hill
House sends short-term FAA bill to Senate as clock ticks downrather that we be doing a long-term authorization, more substantive policy, but
House sends short-term FAA bill to Senate as clock ticks down
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
rather that we be doing a long-term authorization, more substantive policy, but this is an acceptable bill,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), the ranking member of the Transportation committee. On aviation security, the FAA bill would allow... Read more
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USA Today
FAA bill aims to prevent drones flying near airportsbalance the need for integration of drones with the need to protect the general
FAA bill aims to prevent drones flying near airports
USA Today / Posted 17 days ago
balance the need for integration of drones with the need to protect the general public in the national airspace,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the panel. The bill also called on FAA to report to Congress every six months... Read more
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The Hill
Senators spar over Zika funds | GOP blasts DOJ over big bank case | Spotlight on financial tech startups' reg hurdles | Dem bill would tax financial tradessaid. Here's more from The Hill's Vicki Needham: http://bit.ly/29tQWwn. DEM BI
Senators spar over Zika funds | GOP blasts DOJ over big bank case | Spotlight on financial tech startups' reg hurdles | Dem bill would tax financial trades
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
said. Here's more from The Hill's Vicki Needham: http://bit.ly/29tQWwn. DEM BILL WOULD TAX FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS: Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is planning this week to introduce legislation that would create a financial transactions tax... Read more
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The Hill
Dem to offer bill to tax financial tradesRep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is planning this week to introduce legislation that
Dem to offer bill to tax financial trades
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is planning this week to introduce legislation that would create a financial transactions tax (FTT). The legislation, which DeFazio also offered in previous Congresses, would impose a 0.03 percent tax on most financial... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregonians must help preserve endangered placesgreat that Wyden and Merkley co-introduced these bills, but the truth is we nee
Oregonians must help preserve endangered places
OregonLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
great that Wyden and Merkley co-introduced these bills, but the truth is we need a champion for it to get passed. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has put together his own individual bills for the wildlands in his district, and Earl Blumenauer,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Flood plain-palooza shows the need for Oregon deal-making: Editorial Agenda 2016fisheries service side of the story, the safety of people in an increasingly fl
Flood plain-palooza shows the need for Oregon deal-making: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
fisheries service side of the story, the safety of people in an increasingly flood-prone world. Red-hot about it is Rep. Peter DeFazio. The Eugene Democrat identifies Springfield and Coos Bay as among many communities, Portland included, to be... Read more
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The Columbian
House approves measure to bar women from draft registrationan amendment to put the Selective Service System out of business by denying the
House approves measure to bar women from draft registration
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
an amendment to put the Selective Service System out of business by denying the agency’s $23 million annual budget. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who drafted the amendment, said the Selective Service is obsolete and archaic. But other lawmakers... Read more
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Air Force Times
House approves measure to bar women from draft registrationan amendment to put the Selective Service System out of business by denying the
House approves measure to bar women from draft registration
Air Force Times / Posted 21 days ago
an amendment to put the Selective Service System out of business by denying the agency's $23 million annual budget. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who drafted the amendment, said the Selective Service is obsolete and archaic. But other lawmakers... Read more
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The Columbian
Port of Coos Bay receives $11 million grant for rail repairshas awarded the Port of Coos Bay $11 million to repair nine tunnels along its r
Port of Coos Bay receives $11 million grant for rail repairs
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
has awarded the Port of Coos Bay $11 million to repair nine tunnels along its rail line from Eugene to Coquille. U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said the grant is through the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program. The Port of Coos... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement On FAA Fundingand Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Transportation and I
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement On FAA Funding
The Aero-News Network / Posted 23 days ago
and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR); Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD); and Commerce, Science, and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Wolf delisting lawsuit reinstated; Gov. Brown accused of 'contradictory statements'would be too. The bill was blasted by many residents, conservationists and Dem
Wolf delisting lawsuit reinstated; Gov. Brown accused of 'contradictory statements'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
would be too. The bill was blasted by many residents, conservationists and Democratic leaders, including Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, as an overreach by the Legislature into judicial branch-matters and therefore potentially unconstitutional -... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Port of Coos Bay receives $11 million federal grant for rail repairstunnels along its rail line from Eugene to Coquille. The Register-Guard report
Port of Coos Bay receives $11 million federal grant for rail repairs
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 days ago
tunnels along its rail line from Eugene to Coquille. The Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/29mnZUK ) that U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said Tuesday the federal grant is being provided through the department's Nationally Significant Freight and... Read more
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The Columbian
Court to reconsider lawsuit over wolf delistingwould be too. The bill was blasted by many residents, conservationists and Dem
Court to reconsider lawsuit over wolf delisting
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
would be too. The bill was blasted by many residents, conservationists and Democratic leaders, including Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, as an overreach by the Legislature into judicial branch matters and therefore potentially unconstitutional —... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
GOP investigating violation of House rules during ‘sit-in’Photo) This photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat memb
GOP investigating violation of House rules during ‘sit-in’
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 23 days ago
Photo) This photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat members of Congress, including, from left, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.,participating in sit-down protest seeking a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Berlin Winning Goose Chase On Golf Coursethe men's club at the Timberlin Golf Club bought the $4,000 machine and donated
Berlin Winning Goose Chase On Golf Course
Hartford Courant / Posted 25 days ago
the men's club at the Timberlin Golf Club bought the $4,000 machine and donated it to the town. Men's golf club President Peter DeFazio is the main Goosinator operator. At first he spent several hours each day stalking the geese with the machine.... Read more
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The Hill
Chairman slams sit-in 'circus' after cancelled transportation markupCommittee to postpone a markup of several transportation bills that had been sc
Chairman slams sit-in 'circus' after cancelled transportation markup
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
Committee to postpone a markup of several transportation bills that had been scheduled for Thursday morning. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the transportation panel, was among the Democrats who participated in the sit-in.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Democrats end 25-hour sit-in of Congress on gun controlthe future they will inherit. 'We need our kids to hear our words and also see
Democrats end 25-hour sit-in of Congress on gun control
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
the future they will inherit. 'We need our kids to hear our words and also see us live our own lives with love.' Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon, took his turn at the podium as the Democrats' sit-in lasted for hours Some Democrats... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Democrats take over Congress with sit-inSIT-IN PROTEST Democratic Representatives Peter DeFazio of Oregon, Katherine Cl
Democrats take over Congress with sit-in
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
SIT-IN PROTEST Democratic Representatives Peter DeFazio of Oregon, Katherine Clark of Massachusetts and John Lewis of Georgia participate in a sit-in protest seeking a vote on gun-control measures in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday.... Read more
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