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After a months-long battle with brain cancer, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night. He was 69-years-old.
Richardson announced last June that doctors had found a small tumor in his brain.
His office said that he died around 9 p.m.while at home, surrounded by friends and family
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has praised House approval of a bill requiring criminal background checks for almost all firearms sales and transfers.
The death of Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, who'd battled brain cancer for the last seven months, has saddened state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night following his battle with cancer.
The news was announced Wednesday morning. The 69-year-old secretary of state was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his passing.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, newly empowered with leadership of a House subcommittee, says she wants to press forward with the renewal of federal spending authority for programs that help older people.
The latest three-year extension of the Older Americans Act, a law first passed in 1965, is due to expire this fall.
"When something like that happens, it's chaos in the first place," Scappoose Police Chief Norm Miller told city councilors Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, during a review of how his department has worked with schools to develop a safety plan in the event of an active shooter situation.
As state lawmakers eye another run at health care reforms aimed at helping community hospitals and enabling scope of practice changes while preserving the current system’s framework, Congressman James McGovern is looking to overhaul the entire health care system.
Nearly 50 House Democrats are calling on a top government watchdog to investigate the force-feeding of immigrant detainees who have been on hunger strikes in protest of abusive conditions and prolonged imprisonment.
Oregon congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici met with seniors who eat at the Meals on Wheels People center in Beaverton.
Rep. Bonamici says she wanted to hear firsthand how people are benefitting from the program, as well as see how much they care about it.
A Newberg citizens committee has advised city staff to move forward with changes to the zoning of WestRock land within the city limits to allow other uses, despite WestRock's preference to leave the site alone.
The Riverfront Master Plan Citizens Advisory Committee met Tuesday night and were presented with two alternatives to the original 2002 plan.