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Press Releases

March 25, 2020 Press Release
We are deeply alarmed that the current supply of personal protective equipment in Oregon is inadequate to meet the urgent needs of health care workers on the frontlines of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
As the country takes necessary measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, that economic activity – and the millions of jobs associated with it – is deeply endangered.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
Following a letter from the delegation, the Small Business Administration has declared an economic disaster for the state
I’ve heard from dozens of small businesses and non-profits that have already been devastated by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Small businesses and non-profits employ thousands of workers in NW Oregon, and they drive a significant portion of our economy.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
Measure is Part of Families First Coronavirus Response Act
We know that many children across the country rely on school meals to combat food insecurity, which is why I am proud that the Families First bill includes my legislation to make sure children can still access school meals during closures.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
We have a responsibility to care for the seniors who have cared for us.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
As we continue to take necessary precautions because of the coronavirus, we must make sure that students can access nutritious meals if their schools are closed.
March 10, 2020 Press Release
A woman’s life and health can be improved by one question that starts an important conversation.
March 8, 2020 Press Release
I share the serious concerns of Oregonians about the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in our communities. The Governor’s emergency declaration, which I support, will make more resources and personnel available for our response. My thoughts are with the affected Oregonians and their families, including the 5 new cases in Washington County.
March 5, 2020 Press Release
The power of waves, tides, and currents from our ocean can be captured and converted into clean, renewable energy to power our homes, buildings, and communities.
March 4, 2020 Press Release
Over the past several days I’ve spoken with Governor Brown, Pat Allen at the Oregon Health Authority, county public health officials, school superintendents, health care leaders, and workers across NW Oregon about the coronavirus.