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Oregon Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio called on the Justice Department Wednesday to take action against the armed militants occupying the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.

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More than fifty fires continue to burn in the West. Efforts this summer to change how the federal government pays for fire suppression hasn't moved forward. And that has one Oregon lawmaker speaking out.

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio's Reaction On Syria

Sep 4, 2013
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a measure today giving President Barack Obama the authority to carry out a strike on Syria. This comes after allegations that chemical weapons were used by the Syrian government. 

Congressman Peter DeFazio says despite a "do-nothing Congress" he expects his O & C legislation will pass in the House and Senate this fall. The Springfield  Democrat spoke with reporters Monday.

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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio and a group of Oregon state lawmakers are pushing for federal legislation they say would avoid the need for postal service cuts.

Reps Defend Bill For Southern Oregon Harvests

Apr 11, 2013
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Three Oregon Congressmen urged colleagues Thursday to consider a new plan for forest management in Southern Oregon. Their bill aims to stave off insolvency in some communities.