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May 20, 2019 In The News

Teachers and parents of children who died in the care of Chemawa Indian School, or shortly after being removed from the facility, are demanding that Congress hold the Salem boarding school accountable.

May 19, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has now endorsed an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

May 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Former teachers at Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon accuse the school of failing to keep students safe. 

Educators and parents testified before Congress this week on allegations against the Native American boarding school. 

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May 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan applications, education, public accommodations and other areas.

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May 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Traesa Keith is the mother of a student who died at the Chemawa Indian School, a federally operated Native American boarding school. 

She said her daughter had one of the biggest hearts. She also said valuable time was lost because the school assumed her daughter’s medical emergency was a student fight.

May 16, 2019 In The News

“Total crisis” was the phrase Sonya Moody-Jurado used in her Capitol Hill testimony to describe Chemawa Indian School, an off-reservation boarding school managed by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).

Moody-Jurado should know the school’s problems; she chaired the school board from 2015 to 2018.

May 13, 2019 In The News

Three Democratic members of Congress, two from Oregon and one from Washington, made the case for Medicare for All on Saturday in Portland.

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May 11, 2019 In The News

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher is pushing for the passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2019, this year’s iteration of a bill that would provide for, among other things, clearing trees in the name of wildfire prevention.

May 11, 2019 In The News

A standard-bearer in the Medicare for All movement found a receptive audience during a pit stop in Portland — though

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May 10, 2019 In The News

A classroom of preschoolers at the Head Start facility near McBride Elementary School in St. Helens got a special visit Monday afternoon, May 6.

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