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December 7, 2020 Press Release
We must ensure that our brave servicemen and women who put their lives on the line to protect us, are being protected themselves.
December 3, 2020 Press Release
The ocean covers more than 70 percent of the planet, but despite our intrinsic connection to our ocean we know very little about what is beneath its surface.
November 30, 2020 Press Release
In the face of COVID-19 and historic wildfires this year, Oregonians face massive barriers enrolling in affordable health coverage by Dec. 15
The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe health and economic consequences for Oregon.
November 20, 2020 Press Release
Registered Apprenticeships are critical at a time when hundreds of thousands of people are out of a job because of the coronavirus pandemic.
November 19, 2020 Press Release
USCG has already decided to station Fast Response Cutters at Tongue Point
The Coast Guard has a critically important mission that benefits the Pacific Northwest in many ways: by safeguarding our fishing fleets and recreational vessels, ensuring safe passage for the maritime shipping industry, and protecting our borders and national security.
November 19, 2020 Press Release
We cannot stand by and tolerate the suppression, censorship, and manipulation of climate science.
November 17, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers’ letter seeking more aid for debris removal, emergency protective measures comes as state’s total disaster costs expected to exceed $1 billion
As you saw when you toured the state with us earlier this year, wildfires have utterly decimated communities across Oregon.
October 26, 2020 Press Release
Equal pay requirements, break time for nursing workers, and paid leave are hard-fought protections that promote the health and economic security of millions of working women and their families.
October 22, 2020 Press Release
Requests from local authorities to end the deputations have been refused
Despite the temporary nature of the public safety emergency caused by a planned right wing extremist rally, which we understand prompted the deputations, it has come to light that the Department of Justice (DOJ) intends to keep the deputations in force through the remainder of this year.
October 20, 2020 Press Release
Comprehensive Proposal to Address Climate Crisis, Protect Ocean, Advance Marine Energy
Every person on this planet benefits from a healthy ocean, but for too long the ocean has literally taken the heat for us. As Co-Chair of the House Oceans Caucus, I am leading efforts to capture the power of the ocean to be part of the solution in mitigating the climate crisis.