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September 28, 2020 Press Release
Eligible families and individuals displaced by wildfires need more time to access payments
Our communities are facing a long road to recovery that is compounded by the ongoing health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 25, 2020 Press Release
Families, children, and seniors struggling amid unprecedented wildfire season and coronavirus crisis should not be punished for seeking emergency assistance
In response to the devastation caused by the wildfires in Oregon, it is imperative that you suspend the public charge rule in its entirety.
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September 25, 2020 Press Release
These recent reports, which allege that DHS has deployed high-tech surveillance technologies against protesters in Portland, raise serious concerns, which Congress has a responsibility to investigate.
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September 24, 2020 Press Release
As we transition to a 100 percent clean energy economy, we have the opportunity to capture the power of the ocean, waves, tides, and currents to help mitigate the climate crisis.
September 24, 2020 Press Release
BAER program would help determine urgent and appropriate response to fire effects in Oregon
A combination of climate change, historic droughts, a lack of proper forest management, dry forest conditions, and strong winds have brought a series of catastrophic wildfires to Oregon.
September 24, 2020 Press Release
Registered Apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, and youth apprenticeships help workers access meaningful employment.
September 24, 2020 Press Release
Members urge U.S. Department of Commerce to reverse the appointment of outspoken climate denier
The acidic ocean and devastating wildfires demonstrate that the climate crisis is real in Oregon, as it is across the country and around the planet.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
The nullification of the 1865 Treaty is long-overdue victory for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. The legislation will finally rectify one of the many cruel injustices perpetuated by the federal government against Indigenous communities in Oregon.
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September 22, 2020 Press Release
The nullification of the 1865 Treaty is long-overdue victory for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. The legislation will finally rectify one of the many cruel injustices perpetuated by the federal government against Indigenous communities in Oregon.
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September 22, 2020 Press Release
Assistance sought by lawmakers would help Klamath, Jackson, Douglas, Lane, Linn, Lincoln, Jefferson, Marion, Clackamas, Washington and Tillamook counties
These resources would help the state respond to more than 3,800 homes and structures that have already been destroyed by the wildfires. Funding would support an inventory of the damage, the creation of staging areas for response, and plans for disposing any hazardous materials.

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