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September 22, 2020 Press Release
Increasingly frequent and severe wildfires, as well as lengthening wildfire seasons, are erasing decades of air quality improvements in many areas of the country.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
Many of our original questions remain unanswered.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
With several large fires still burning across the state, the full scale of damage will not be known for several weeks. What we do know is that thousands of families have lost their homes and will be in need of transitional housing and longer term relief.
September 17, 2020 Press Release
As a mom and a policy maker, I know how important it is to protect the economic security of pregnant workers and working families.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
COVID-19 has strained budgets at every level, leaving our cities, counties, and state with few resources to respond to the most devastating fires we've seen in decades.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
Smoke is making it hazardous to breathe in Oregon – a threat that is severely compounded by the pandemic.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been extremely challenging for working parents, forcing them to navigate new remote learning programs and search for child care while still working to support their families.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
Decision will enable more federal aid as destruction continues to mount
The multiple wildfires in Oregon have already devastated many families and communities, leaving them without the support and resources they need to survive and begin to recover.
September 15, 2020 Press Release
The devastating wildfires burning in our congressional districts and across Oregon have destroyed the homes of hundreds, if not thousands, of Oregonians and many more have been displaced.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
Air quality and smoke produced by the wildfires present a significant health threat for individuals with underlying health conditions such as asthma or lung conditions, and threaten to make the COVID-19 pandemic worse.