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  1. Airline fears of pilot shortage spark Congress fight over required trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | USA Today

    ... for FAA policy legislation, regional airlines are "pushing very hard" against the 1,500-hour rule, Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee said. He said he expects other lawmakers to offer amendments to ... 2 comments

  2. FAA issues list detailing UAV sightings in commercial airspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Air Transport World

    ... to our pilots," Canoll said, adding that UAVs must be required to "use the same rules as we do." US Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) said he has requested FAA do tests on UAVs "being sucked into aircraft engines" similar to bird ingestion tests, and ...

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  3. Andy Kerr, the lightning rod of the Oregon timber wars, now plays behind-the-scenes role in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Oregonian

    ... old people, he ought to be for old growth too. Six years later, Kerr helped persuade environmentalists to back Peter DeFazio in a tight three-way Democratic congressional primary, creating another frequent ally in Washington. By the mid-'90s, the ...

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  4. Oregon lawmakers urge quick hemp pilot projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici asked the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University on Monday to implement an industrial hemp pilot project in time for next year's growing season.

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  5. Why this Google-backed Brooklynite says Congress could have saved his businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Business Journal

    ... has taken note. The Innovation Act, HR 9, introduced in the 114th Congress by Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), would put a stop to these economically destructive patent-infringement lawsuit abuses. Similar legislation ...

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  6. Congressman DeFazio stops Roseburg for town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KPIC

    Congressman Peter DeFazio was in Roseburg Wednesday to update citizens on his work in Washington. It was part of a series of town hall meetings he's conducting throughout Oregon's Fourth District.

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  7. Compare and Contrast: the NDC vs the CPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Daily Kos

    ... House of Representatives: U.S. Representatives Ron Dellums (D-CA), Lane Evans (D-IL), Thomas Andrews (D-ME), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Maxine Waters (D-CA), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT). [...] The founding CPC members were concerned about the economic ...

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  8. Rep. Peter DeFazio speaks during a town hall meeting at Roseburg City Hall on Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The News-Review

    U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is optimistic about new leadership at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, concerned about the state of the nation's transportation system and determined to get Federal Emergency Management Agency funding for fighting forest fires. He discussed these and other issues at a town hall meeting held at Roseburg City Hall on Wednesday.

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  9. Hartmann: How Would President Bernie Sanders Deal With Congress?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Crooks and Liars

    ... an FDR Democrat. He's the FDR wing of the Democratic party. Him and Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown, and Peter DeFazio and Keith Ellison and RaAol Grijalva and Jan Shakowsky. As Hartmann went onto discuss, most of your average voters out there ...

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  10. Congressman DeFazio holds town hall in BandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KPIC

    Congressman Peter DeFazio is on a tour holding 14 town hall meetings across the state, one of which took place in Bandon this week. The event drew quite a crowd, nearly filling the Bandon Public Library's community room.

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  11. Peter DeFazio aide to take top spot at Portland-based timber industry trade groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., stands on a balcony outside the House Dirksen Office Building in 2013. Travis Joseph, who has been a top advisor to Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, will become the new president of the Portland-based American Forest Resource Council.

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  12. Senate Passes Long-Term Highway BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Roll Call

    Inhofe and Boxer conferred before an interview with CQ Roll Call about the highway bill. The Senate passed its long-term highway bill shortly after noon Thursday, with plans to quickly take up and agree to a House-passed three-month extension before completing work for the day.

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  13. Air Traffic Control Newsletter #125Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Reason Foundation

    ... and questioned whether there would be meaningful benefits from moving to a different structure. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, OR), the ranking Democrat on the T&I Committee, has increasingly called for shifting the entire FAA into some kind of corporate ...

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  14. Early earthquake warning network for Northwest should be funded by Congress, Peter DeFazio saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Legislation to fund an early warning system for Pacific Northwest earthquakes was introduced Tuesday by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. DeFazio said the funding for an early warning system was a "needed first step" in grappling with the threat of a devastating earthquake along the Cascada subduction zone that could kill and injure thousands of people and cause serious damage throughout the Northwest.

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  15. DeFazio schedules local town hall meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KPIC

    EUGENE, Ore. - - Each year, Congressman Peter DeFazio holds a series of town hall meetings across Oregon to hear from constituents and update them on his work in Washington.

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  16. Do you want to know where your food comes from? Divisive GMO labeling ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... pout. "They tell us, 'Don't worry, they won't get out and most of them are sterile.' Yeah right," scoffed Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., referring to the salmon-eel hybrid. "What happens when some of them get out?" "This legislation fundamentally takes ...

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  17. Senate Highway Bill Dodges PotholesRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... to required put together a more comprehensive multi-year bill. For example, as reported by Politico.com , Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, told reporters on Thursday that the Senate ...

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  18. House passes bill blocking states from requiring GMO labels on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Hill

    ... stop FDA from crafting a national GMO-labeling solution. Consumer groups, backed by Democrats including Reps. Peter DeFazio (Ore.) and Rosa DeLauro (Conn.), are instead calling the bill the Denying Americans the Right to Know Act. "American families ...

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  19. Do you want to know where your food comes from? Divisive GMO labeling bill passes House, heads to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... pout. "They tell us, 'Don't worry, they won't get out and most of them are sterile.' Yeah right," scoffed Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., referring to the salmon-eel hybrid. "What happens when some of them get out?" "This legislation fundamentally takes ...

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  20. House Passes Voluntary GMO Labeling BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... the voluntary labeling program, and would have had authority to approve new GMO traits. Amendment from Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04) to require that a U.S. company or its subsidiary that labels a product as containing GMOs in any foreign country must ...

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