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May 21, 2019 Press Release
I rise today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote.
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May 20, 2019 Press Release
Stronger CAPTA is an important step toward making sure that all children grow up in a safe and healthy environment that allows them to reach their full potential.
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May 20, 2019 Press Release
As we address our nation’s deteriorating infrastructure and transition to a clean energy economy, we must make meaningful investments in our workforce.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
Entire federal delegation wrote to advocate for Portland International Airport to receive one of the 12 newly opened flight slots
This new direct flight from the Portland Airport to Tokyo’s Haneda airport is a great opportunity for Oregon’s businesses and travelers.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
Given Google’s past acknowledgements that CPC ads violate the company’s policy against deceptive advertising, we are appalled that Google reportedly awarded Obria Group nearly $32,000 in 2011 and $120,000 in 2015 in Google advertising grants.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
Legislation expands civil rights protections to LGBTQ Americans
I chair the Education Committee’s Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee, and in our hearing on this important bill we heard powerful testimony from Kimberly, the mother of Kai, an eight-year-old transgender girl.
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May 16, 2019 Press Release
At nearly every step in this process, my colleagues and I have been frustrated by a lack of transparency, regarding Chemawa’s finances, governance, and student safety.
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May 16, 2019 Press Release
The eco-conscious community that is present in Oregon makes a city like Portland an excellent pilot for Loop.
May 15, 2019 Press Release
Witness from Multnomah County testified about importance of OAA programs
As the number of older Americans continues to increase, Congress must strengthen our support for OAA’s proven, long-standing programs.
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May 13, 2019 Press Release
In light of your admission that you are aware of the ongoing discrimination of transgender youth, we urge you to commit to using Title IX to protect these students. Specifically, we respectfully request that the Department reinstate the May 2016 Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students.
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