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.
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U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will hold six town hall meetings in five northwest Oregon counties, beginning at 11 a.m. April 13 in the Melrose Hall Ice Auditorium on the campus of Linfield College in McMinnville. After stops in Portland and Astoria, Bonamici will next appear locally at 6 p.m. April 18 in the gym at Gaston Junior/Senior High School, then at 6 p.m.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will host two town halls in western Washington County this month, with stops in Gaston and Hillsboro.
On Friday, Bonamici announced six town halls in Washington, Yamhill and Clatsop and Columbia counties.
Oregon Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici met at a Bethany fire station March 21 to talk about the continuing dangers of asbestos with an invited panel of Oregon labor leaders.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici plans a spring series of town hall meetings in the 1st Congressional District of northwest Oregon.
Three are scheduled for Washington and Multnomah counties. All start at 6 p.m.
• Monday, April 15, Friendly House gym, 1727 N.W. 26th Ave., Portland.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Congressional committee on Tuesday that President Trump’s accelerated timeline to put humans back on the Moon is within the space agency’s capabilities, and that a revved-up lunar mission will improve the odds of American astronauts reaching Mars by 2033.
Twice in nine months, at least three members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have paid a visit to a little-known school in Salem run by the federal government.
Oregon's congressional delegation helped stir the Twitter storm over the weekend, mostly demanding that the full report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller be made available to Congress and the public.
In a four-page letter to members of Congress, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.
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