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February 5, 2019 In The News

An 18-year-old Sunset High School graduate and current Portland State University student will be attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union.

February 4, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address Tuesday night. Two of his former housekeepers, both immigrants, will watch from the House chamber.

February 4, 2019 In The News

A major perk of being the majority party in the U.S. Congress is getting to fill the leadership slots on every committee. For several new Democratic legislators, however, having their party regain control of the House of Representatives also creates an unprecedented opportunity to shape U.S. science policy.

February 4, 2019 In The News

If there was any doubt that the state of our union is divided, look no further than what has transpired over the last month – we had the longest government shutdown in history, which cost our economy $11 billion, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

January 31, 2019 In The News

Newberg city officials recently held a marathon discussion with the owners of the defunct WestRock paper mill, discussing the vision for the mill property as well as the future of the riverfront area.

January 31, 2019 In The News

The Democratic majority on the U.S. House of Representatives' education and labor committee has created a new subcommittee on civil rights and human services, which also will include a focus on equal employment opportunities, nutrition programs and the Older Americans Act.

January 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has been appointed chairwoman of the newly created House civil rights and human services subcommittee.

The subcommittee, part of the House Education and Labor Committee, advances policies on civil rights, equal employment opportunities, human services, nutrition and the Older Americans Act.

January 25, 2019 In The News

Some of Oregon’s congressional representatives met with TSA and air traffic controllers at Portland International Airport to talk about the shutdown.

Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader are reacting to the news of Friday’s deal

They said this deal is a good step forward, but they are not out of the woods yet.