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Oregon Democratic Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks gun laws, student loan debt, climate change, making childcare affordable, and more about her top priorities in Congress after the Augest recess.
That's the most complaints of any month this year—and up 35 percent from June, when Oregonians filed 7,189 complaints.
Of the complaints filed last month, 83 percent were about recorded messages, or robocalls, and the telephone number people complained about most frequently was 408-960-0110.
Nearly two dozen government officials met Wednesday to discuss different retrofitting options for one of the state’s most important and imperiled water sources.
Scoggins Dam was built in the early 1970s to hold back water from the Tualatin River to form Hagg Lake. In recent years, it has been classified as a seismically at-risk dam that needs to be modified in order to reduce downstream hazards in the event of a large earthquake.
In a report that elicited calls for congressional action, the New York Times revealedWednesday that "senior officials at the Environmental Protection Agency disregarded the advice of their own scientists and lawyers in April when the agency issued a rule that restricted but did not ban asbestos."
Growing up in Astoria, Oregon, Ann Samuelson remembers her father as a man who worked hard. By day, Stan Grimberg built up his union plumbing business. By night, he took his gillnetting boat out on the Columbia River, earning enough to buy her a horse and provide the family with a good life.