Peter A DeFazio – Democrat, Independent, Working Families, Progressive

Photo: Peter DeFazioCity where I live: Springfield
Skills: Occupation: U.S. Representative
Occupational Background: Chair, Lane County Commissioner, U.S. Air Force Reserve
Educational Background: Tufts University, University of Oregon
Prior Governmental Experience: Chair, Lane County Commission

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A picture of a Social Security card.1. Strengthen and protect Social Security and Medicare.

 

Icon: A diploma, a graduation cap and a book, with the label "College."2. Increase education funding and make college more affordable for working families. By the end of 2016, I will have returned $338,869 in pay raises to fund 255 scholarships in Oregon.

Icon: A person uses a shovel while another person sits working at a computer. The label reads "Jobs."3. Continue to push for increased transportation funding to repair our broken infrastructure. I wrote the new law to upgrade our roads, bridges, and national infrastructure, which will create 40,000 new jobs in Oregon.