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Saturday Apr 12 | OregonLive.com

Guest worker bill would hurt Americans: Guest opinion

For decades, the Democratic Party has styled itself the champion of working Americans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon, Oregon Government, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Horse

Veterinary Mobility Bill Moves to Full House

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Senator Jerry Moran, Republican, Jerry Moran

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Statesman Journal

USDA action aids tree growers

An effort to help the U.S. Christmas tree industry withstand the competitive pressure from artificial imports from China has taken a key bureaucratic step forward.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Timber litigation is not a long-term solution

Last year, an extreme group made headlines when they rappelled down the state Capitol to protest the sale of state forest parcels that would benefit public education.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, OR, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Republican, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Statesman Journal

Despite Supreme Court decision on campaign finance, the debate continues

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader said Wednesday it may be only a matter of time, based on its latest decision, before the U.S. Supreme Court drops all limits on federal campaign contributions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Supreme Court

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Statesman Journal

Lanes to shift during work on Woodburn interchange in I-5

Drivers will notice a few changes as construction work is scheduled to start in earnest this week on segments of the $80 million expansion of the Woodburn interchange on Interstate 5. But a spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation, while advising drivers to be alert, said the changes are not earthshaking.

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Related Topix: Woodburn, OR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Salem, OR, St. Paul, OR

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Oregon congressional map pleases both parties

The 2010 election gave Oregon an evenly divided House of Representatives and a power-sharing agreement between Republicans and Democrats, and the result was a redistricting process that left both parties relatively happy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, US News, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Oregon, Barack Obama

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Times Observer

Thompson's panel looks at Endangered Species Act

The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, chaired by Congressman Glenn Thompson , held a hearing Wednesday with a variety of experts.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, Democrat, Warren, PA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Extend enrollment a one bloody montha

Before the Obama administration did what they said they wouldn't - extend the Obamacare deadline for some by two weeks - a Democratic congressman was already working on it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Mar 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Guest opinion: Wyden-Schrader plan would help wildfire funding

A sign at the edge of the Whiskey Fire complex near Tiller, Ore., in 2013. By Tom Insko and Mark Stern Oregonians should rally around efforts by our own Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Kurt Schrader to bring a new bipartisan solution to the problem of funding forest wildfire suppression.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Peter DeFazio, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jeff Merkley, Opinion

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Statesman Journal

Schrader pushing for extension to health care enrollment deadline for Oregon

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby, thinks Oregon's botched healthcare exchange roll out means the state qualifies for a waiver from the Affordable Care Act's March 31 enrollment deadline.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oregon Government, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

The La Grande Observer

Oregon senators support change to firefighting funds

A bipartisan group of members of Congress at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise pledged Monday to work on behalf of legislation that would change the funding structure for fighting wildfires.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Oregon, Republican, C. Otter

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Washington Times

Wisconsin Reps. Ribble, Pocan advocate compromise

Before U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble was elected to Congress , he envisioned Democrats and Republicans gathering together to debate important issues and develop legislation.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Pocan, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Jim Cooper

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