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  1. Travelers United and Business Travel Coalition duel with airlines in Pittsburgh mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Tripso.com

    ... government taxes and mandatory airline fees, such as carrier-imposed fuel surcharges. Astonishingly, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, in arguing for passage of H.R. 4156 on the House floor under a suspension-of-the-rules procedure stated: "Apparently, ...

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  2. LTD Named APTAa s 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation SystemRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... customers, and business partners throughout the LTD service area made this award possible. Congressman Peter DeFazio noted, "Since the 1970's, Lane Transit District has provided the residents of Lane County with safe, reliable, and convenient ...

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  3. Republicans outpace Democrats in August Town Hall MeetingsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Illinoisreview

    ... Only a pair of Democrats made the cut.No Illinois members made the list. Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) 23 Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) 19 Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) 14 Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) 14 Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) 11 Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) ...

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  4. DeFazio holds town hall on VA, veterans issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    In light of new legistlation directly affecting veterans, Rep. Peter DeFazio dedicated a town hall meeting to veterans issues Thursday.

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  5. Activist Alert 8-14-2014Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Eugene Weekly

    ... of the NAACP of Eugene and Springfield. For more information, email lanechapter@aclu-or.org . Congressman Peter DeFazio is holding a town hall at 6 pm Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Willamalane Center, 250 S. 32nd St. in Springfield. Rep. Val Hoyle is ...

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  6. DeFazio likely to get earful on LNG in Coos BayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | OregonLive.com

    U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is slated to make a trip to Coos Bay Wednesday for his annual town hall meeting, where his website says he'll take questions on jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues.

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  7. U.S. Transportation Policy Needs Sustainable Funding SolutionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Reason Foundation

    ... scarce funds efficiently. Another solution favored by Congressional Democrats such as Oregon Representative, Peter DeFazio, is replacing the gas tax with a per-barrel oil tax. It would set the initial rate at $6.75 per-barrel but would automatically ...

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  8. A recess itineraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... over to Oregon's 4th congressional district (the southwest part of the state), where veteran Representative Peter DeFazio is preparing for his recess. And he really needs some preparation. Like other members of Congress, he'll be meeting with ...

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  9. Letters: Town Hall meeting blackout, immigration bluesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | OregonLive.com

    ... were having Town Hall meetings. I was pleased to see that Rep. Greg Walden was having three and Rep. Peter DeFazio 17. Congressmen Earl Blumenauer and Schrader are having zero Town Hall meetings this month. Voters need to keep all of this in mind ...

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  10. DeFazio plan would deceive airline customers: Guest opinionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | OregonLive.com

    Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., should take little pride that the House of Representatives recently passed a bill he co-sponsored with Rep. Bill Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican.

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  11. Leaf peeping at the Biltmore, tips to save on flights, bait and switch airline advertisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Tripso.com

    ... the "Transparent Airfares Act," a title as deceptive as the practice it hopes to reinstate. Led by U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon, the act purports to enlighten the public by separating the base costs from the costs imposed by the ...

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  12. Keep airfares transparent: Airlines want Congress to sow more confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... government taxes and mandatory airline fees, such as carrier-imposed fuel surcharges. Astonishingly, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, in arguing for passage of H.R. 4156 on the House floor under a suspension-of-the-rules procedure, stated: "Apparently, ...

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  13. Arizona official backs bill to streamline Western state land...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Grand Canyon News

    ... the Advancing Conservation and Education Act of 2014. That bill - sponsored by Reps. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, and Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. - would allow states to "relinquish ... state land grant parcels wholly or primarily within federal conservation areas ...

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  14. House Votes To End Full-Fare Rule For Airline TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | National Public Radio

    ... are smart enough to figure out the price of an airline ticket without federal regulation, said Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio, a bill co-sponsor. Consumer groups oppose the legislation. Prior to implementation of the rule, airlines would often "hide" ...

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  15. This Book Can Teach You How To Eat Healthy On $4 A DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | ThinkProgress

    ... with high food insecurity. A host of public officials - including Senator Cory Booker (D - N.J.), U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), and Ted Strickland, former governor of Ohio and president of ThinkProgress' parent organization, the Center for ...

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  16. Boxer, Feinstein, Napolitano, DeFazio Introduce "W21: Water in the 21st Century" LegislationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Holtville Tribune

    U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer , U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein , U.S. Representative Grace Napolitano and U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio today introduced "W21: Water in the 21st Century," legislation that would help communities nationwide better prepare for the future by providing new incentives and investments to help residents, businesses and ... (more)

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  17. Congress and physicians fear new weed killer will significanltly harm childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Examiner.com

    ... to the EPA pointing out the flaws in the risk assessment and urging the agency to not grant approval. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) organized a "dear colleague" letter that highlights concerns they have about potential ...

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  18. Senate Democrats Give In On Transportation Funding, Accept GOP PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Switched

    ... choice but to take the House plan or face criticism for allowing the trust fund to be depleted. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, complained that the Republican extension bill would discourage Congress from passing a multi-year transport ...

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  19. UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate Democrats relent on transport funding, accept longer extensionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Reuters

    ... choice but to take the House plan or face criticism for allowing the trust fund to be depleted. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, complained that the Republican extension bill would discourage Congress from passing a multi-year transport ...

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  20. House Sends Highway Bill Back to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Roll Call

    In the frenetic legislative run-up to the August recess, House lawmakers sent their version of a highway bill back to the Senate after voting to disagree with that chamber's amendment to the legislation.

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