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10 hrs ago | The Oregonian

U.S. House representatives want Foster Farms plants shut over salmonella; demand information from USDA

Two U.S. House representatives called for the shutdown Wednesday of three Foster Farms plants implicated in a nationwide salmonella outbreak and demanded that federal authorities release more information.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Oregonian

Peter DeFazio requests curb on gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park .

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watersblogged

Nation's Most Valuable Fishing Port Asks Congress for Flexibility,...

House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio and Congressman John Tierney Join New Bedford, Mass.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Tierney, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Congressional bickering imperils Highway Trust Fund

In August, the federal Highway Trust Fund runs out of money, and Congress is in a dither.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden

Watersblogged

Nation's Most Valuable Fishing Port Asks Congress for Flexibility,...

House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio and Congressman John Tierney Join New Bedford, Mass.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Tierney, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Mitchell proposes changes to Magnuson-Stevens Act

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has proposed three major changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act as the fisheries legislation nears reauthorization by Congress.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

TheBlaze.com

House votes for more energy development in bid to insure against higher gas prices

Under the bill, the administration would expand U.S. offshore oil production efforts, and require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct oil and natural gas lease sales in order to boost domestic production.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Democrat

Wed Jun 25, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

$7.4M grant is hEUG news for airport

EUGENE, Ore. - A $7.4 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will help pay for expansion of the Eugene Airport terminal and upgrades to the security checkpoint, Rep. Peter DeFazio announced this week.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jun 24, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Is Obama Opposed to the Bipartisan Gas Tax Proposal or Just Noncommittal?

Yesterday, The Huffington Post ran this headline : "White House Appears More Open To A Gas Tax Hike."

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Related Topix: US News, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer

StreetsBlog.org

Is Obama Opposed to the Bipartisan Gas Tax Proposal or Just Noncommittal?

Yesterday, The Huffington Post ran this headline : "White House Appears More Open To A Gas Tax Hike."

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Related Topix: US News, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Recorder

GCC to speak at American Energy jobs hearing in Washington, D.C.

For a second time this year, Greenfield Community College's program in renewable energy and energy efficiency is being recognized by national leaders in Washington, D.C. Today President Bob Pura and Associate Professor Teresa Jones are attending a congressional hearing on energy-related jobs and education - at the invitation of the House Natural ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

The Oregonian

Jeff Merkley gets free shot at Independent nomination after Monica Wehby fails to qualify

Republican Monica Wehby, speaking to supporters on election night, failed in her bid to participate in the Independent Party of Oregon primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Oregon

Sat Jun 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Revenue is dwindling, but road problems are not

There are so many things to look forward to in summer: going off on family vacations, lazy drives in the country, rolling over cooling rivers on structurally sound bridges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Republican, Opinion

The Wave

Adam B. Summers: Flying the protectionist skies

America is the land of rugged individualism, of free-market capitalism, of fair and open competition, where anyone with a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit can offer his goods or services and strike it rich with the right idea.

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Related Topix: Airlines, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lynn Westmoreland, Republican

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Planetizen

Post Office Spared from House Republican's Highway Plan

The House Republican plan to gut Saturday postal delivery to pay for six months of highway spending was dropped on June 18. It appears it was a casualty of Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss in his Virginia congressional district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Democrat

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Mother Jones

Meet the Hedge Fund Millionaire Trying to Turn the Hamptons Republican

In 2012, Robert Mercer, a New York hedge fund manager who has plowed millions of dollars into right-wing causes, took on a new project: defeating Southampton Democrat Rep. Timothy Bishop.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, New York Government, New York, Rudy Giuliani

Wed Jun 18, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

'Highway fiscal cliff' could slash jobs, cost Oregon $500 million

Road crews are bracing for a 'highway fiscal cliff' that could cost Oregon nearly $500 million, job losses and bring new road projects to a screeching halt.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 6-12-2014

The Eugene Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 pm Thursday, June 12, at the Atrium Building, 99 W. 10th Ave. On the agenda is the Franklin Boulevard update, Better Eugene-Springfield Transit, priority bike lanes, Master Plan revisions and other business.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Lane County, OR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cottage Grove, OR, Hubbard, OR

Portland Tribune

Western Oregon University awards Gervais resident highest honor

Graduating at the top of his college class and setting his sights on attending Stanford, Anthony Medina is poised to make a difference in higher education policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oregon, Western Oregon University, Gervais, OR, Family, Kids

Streetsblog

The Case for Taxing Oil Before It Reaches the Pump

In the weeks leading up to the impending insolvency of America's transportation funding source , members of Congress have come up with some truly outlandish ideas just to avoid raising the gas tax.

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

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