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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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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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Oregon Delegation Calls on Trump Administration to Back Down on Efforts to Restrict Workers’ Rights

Members of the Oregon congressional delegation, including United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader toda...

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Schrader Law to Lower Drug Costs Produces Success in the Generics Market

The FDA this week announced the first generic drugs to receive a Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) designation – a classification established under a bipartisan Schrader bill that became law last year...

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