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December 2, 2019 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declared Monday that the United States will join other nations in their fight against climate change at a United Nations-led press conference in Madrid, Spain.

December 1, 2019 In The News

A freshman Colorado congressman, troubled by allegations of climate censorship by the Trump administration, is attempting to make it harder for political appointees to scrub scientific information from government reports. 

November 30, 2019 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will lead a delegation of congressional Democrats to the United Nations climate change conference in Madrid next week, her office announced Saturday.

November 26, 2019 In The News

Healthcare professionals, advocates, and families impacted by diabetes say the cost to treat diabetes in Oregon continues to increase.

According to a study by Quote Wizard, Oregon diabetics have the eighth highest average annual medical expenses in the nation.

November 21, 2019 In The News

In a July health care poll, Oregonians indicated more trust in their Salem legislators than Congress. Simultaneously, Congress now contemplates giving our state exactly the freedom needed to create our own health care plan.

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November 19, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee advanced key legislation to address the growing global marine debris crisis late last week.

November 15, 2019 In The News

Two lawmakers from Oregon are looking into how much people with diabetes pay for the insulin they need.

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced the End Price Gouging for Insulin Act following a report prepared for fellow Democratic Rep. Suzanne Bonamici found that people in the region pay about $1,000 more a year on insulin than people in other countries — a "rip-off" according to Merkley.

November 15, 2019 In The News

A new rule in Oregon prohibits U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from detaining people at state courthouses without a judicial arrest warrant.

The rule also protects people going to or from court proceedings from being stopped in nearby entryways, sidewalks and parking lots.

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November 15, 2019 In The News

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced legislation to end “exorbitant price hikes” on insulin.

The End Price Gouging for Insulin Act comes as a new report highlights the high cost of insulin in Northwest Oregon.

November 15, 2019 In The News

Over 80 members of the House of Representatives have now called on White House senior adviser Stephen Miller to resign after leaked emails published this week showed his affinity for white nationalism.

HuffPost contacted the office of every House member and asked whether Miller should resign. All told, over 80 representatives, all Democrats, have said he should.

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