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Press Releases

May 2, 2019 Press Release
My home state of Oregon is one of the many states committed to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement targets, but climate change is a global crisis.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
I am extremely concerned by Secretary Acosta’s evasive answers to my questions about workers’ wages.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Our oceans and estuaries are facing the consequences of our inaction to reduce anthropogenic carbon emissions.
April 30, 2019 Press Release
Lawmakers’ bipartisan letter cites especially devastating damage from February storm in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jefferson and Lane counties
This winter’s severe winter storm brought in cold Arctic air and included heavy wet snows, freezing rain, heavy rains, flooding, and numerous landslides, which all contributed to road closures, structural losses, extended periods of loss of power and heat, and needs for emergency services for the most vulnerable Oregonians.
April 22, 2019 Press Release
As we transition to a 100 percent clean energy economy, we must recognize that marine energy is an untapped renewable energy source.
April 16, 2019 Press Release
We led several of our Oregon delegation colleagues in seeking answers from the Administration about the lack of accountability and transparency at Chemawa, running into many obstacles in doing so, not least of which is an order from Indian Affairs leadership restricting Chemawa staff from speaking with us.
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April 12, 2019 Press Release
We must do more to prevent lung cancer and support patients – especially women – who are battling this devastating disease.
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April 10, 2019 Press Release
I’m troubled by Sec. DeVos’ answers to my questions during today’s hearing.
April 8, 2019 Press Release
Students pursue higher education to work toward a brighter future, but too often the burden of student loan debt holds them back from reaching their full potential.
April 4, 2019 Press Release
As we consider future budgets and appropriations, we must adjust spending levels to respond to the latest science and to repeated calls from the scientific community to invest in efforts to meaningfully address climate change.

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