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December 20, 2018 Press Release
For too long our criminal justice system has meted out punishment that outweighs the crimes. Too many nonviolent offenders have been locked away for lengthy periods of time, preventing them from being with their families and contributing to their communities.
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December 19, 2018 Press Release
We write to respectfully request that you allocate robust funding in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request for programs that address a widespread and ever-increasing problem: toxic algal blooms, also called harmful algal blooms (HABs).
December 18, 2018 Press Release
The Federal Commission on School Safety’s recommendations prove once again that the Trump Administration is not acting in the best interest of students.
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December 18, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced the designation of Oregon’s Van Duzer Corridor as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) this month.

 

December 13, 2018 Press Release
We write to convey our grave concern that time is running out for the United States to work to reverse and mitigate the worst effects of a warming climate.
December 12, 2018 Press Release
Federal agriculture and food programs have not kept pace with the new challenges facing many small farms and our most vulnerable populations, and it is past time that we act to provide a meaningful safety net.
December 12, 2018 Press Release
These deeply troubling findings confirm the initial reporting that [Education Department officials] - either knowingly or unknowingly - cited or relied on false and misleading information to reach the conclusion that ACICS's federal recognition should be restored.
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December 4, 2018 Press Release
Creativity and innovation are key to our economy and essential to future economic growth.
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November 23, 2018 Press Release
The National Climate Assessment adds to the overwhelming research demonstrating that the consequences of inaction on climate change will be serious and swift.
November 20, 2018 Press Release
A redefinition by this administration of the term gender for the purposes of federal law would express a careless disregard for medicine and science.
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