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One state’s plan to save a protected species is to kill another species

For years, hundreds of California sea lions have colonized the docks in the Oreg...

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Members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation Continue to Demand Answers Surrounding Chemawa Indian School

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, an...

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Editorial: Sea lions expose conflicts in environmental laws

It must have been quite a sight. As U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader tells the story in h...

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In Our View: Time to Act on Sea Lions

The tally doesn’t look good for steelhead and salmon on the Columbia River. Last year, sea lions devoured an estimated 9 percent of steelhead and 5 percent of spring chinook trying to make their way u...

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Schrader, Wyden & Merkley Call For Reevaluation of Detroit Dam Project

As the city of Salem issued a water advisory this week, Congressman Kurt Schrade...

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Bipartisan Schrader Legislation to Cut Waste at the Pentagon Included in Defense Authorization Package

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR)’s legislation to reduce administrative waste at...

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Schrader Votes for National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) voted for the National Defense Authorization Ac...

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Schrader, Welch Legislation to Close Billion Dollar Medicaid Drug Rebate Loophole Passes the House

Legislation introduced by Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large) to close a loophole in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program that is reported to have cost the Medicaid...

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Bipartisan Bill to Save Salmon On the Columbia and Willamette Rivers Headed to the President’s Desk

The bipartisan Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, led by Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) in the House, passed out of Congress today and is headed to ...

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Rep. Schrader Praises Outcome for SSgt. McGreevey, Calls for More Protections for Veterans

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) issued the following statement regarding a ruling by the United States Department of Justice requiring settlements for two-dozen veterans, including Marine veteran SS...

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Know the Cost Act of 2018

The bipartisan Know the Cost Act of 2018 would prohibit group health plans offered by employers and individual health insurance plans, as well as Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Plans, from re...

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Bipartisan Schrader Bill to Reauthorize Animal Drug User Fees Signed Into Law

Congressman Kurt Schrader’s (OR-05) bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA) was si...

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