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April 6, 2021 Press Release
Federal SRS resources will help local communities cover costs for schools, roads and law enforcement


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley along with U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader said today that 31 Oregon counties will receive about $39.3 million in Secure Rural Schools (SRS) payments for schools, roads, law enforcement and other essential services.


April 1, 2021 Press Release
The Paycheck Protection Program was designed to provide a lifeline to the many small business owners who are trying hard to keep their businesses afloat during the pandemic.
March 31, 2021 Press Release
Many of our coastal communities are struggling through the coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2021 Press Release
Through the American Rescue Plan, your Administration has demonstrated the importance of returning the U.S. to full employment as soon as possible.
March 24, 2021 Press Release
New Appropriations process in House will allow Members to support communities with federal funding
Community Project Funding requests are an opportunity to deliver federal resources to targeted projects that help the people of Northwest Oregon.
March 18, 2021 Press Release
The landmark education transparency legislation was endorsed by nearly 200 organizations last Congress
We need quality information to make good decisions.
March 18, 2021 Press Release
Oregon has a rapidly aging population, and unfortunately age discrimination in the workplace remains disturbingly pervasive.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
Bills protect against gender-based violence, discrimination
Today we are marking Women’s History Month with two historic bills that will advance equality, safety, and justice for women.