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Oregon lawmakers are pushing for a nationwide ban of asbestos - a known carcinogen that kills thousands of people in America every year.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Senator Jeff Merkley inroduced a new act -- that would ban asbestos entirely in the U.S.
The lawmakers met with community members in Portland Thursday to discuss the issue.
By Suzanne Bonamici
Bonamici, a Democrat, represents Oregon’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
We can no longer wait to take bold action on climate change.
The fantastic college-admissions scandal calls to mind one of the most famous sayings in American life: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Its wise author, the great cartoonist Walt Kelly (he created Pogo) would have gotten a kick out of explanations for the alleged fraud, which have become an exercise in turning away from the mirror and blaming someone or something else.
The major energy project slated for Morrow County is going to have a ripple effect — with the capacity for more battery storage than any other facility in the country. With that surge in power storage will come funds for local schools’ science, technology and art programs.
The admissions bribery scheme revealed this week in a federal indictment has prompted lawmakers in Washington to consider policies that could curtail the influence of wealth in college admissions.
Whether they're for standard time or daylight saving time, Oregonians are tired of changing their clocks twice every year. That's the message state senators considering a time change in Oregon received this week.
PAPER had the chance to head down to Washington DC for a media mixer with Democratic members of the House of Representatives hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. While there, we spoke to numerous congresspeople — including several freshmen representatives — about their top policy priorities in this new, divided government.
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing as
The Portland Womxn’s March begins with a rally noon Sunday in downtown Portland with a march through nearby streets to follow.
For the most part, Sunday’s Portland Womxn’s March & Rally for Action was an upbeat event, featuring speakers and crowds who were united in their support of progressive values and causes.