Saturday Apr 12
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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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Veterinary Mobility Bill Moves to Full House
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
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.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
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.