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By Jeff Manning
Veterans
THE OREGONIAN: Schrader proposes new financial protection for soldiers, dares banks to object

Motivated by the story of Jacob McGreevey, the longtime Marine who lost his Vancouver home to foreclosure, Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, has introduced a bill strengthening active-duty soldiers' prote...

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By Julia Comnes
WOODBURN INDEPENDENT: Reps. Schrader and Alonso Leon address Woodburn residents at Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby, and state Rep. Teresa Alonso Leon, D-Woodburn, responded to questions about immigration, health care, and the economy at a Woodburn town hall meeting on Saturday, whi...

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By Bronwyn Mixter, Bloomberg BNA
Health Care
Lawmakers Revise Bill to Speed Generic Drug Approvals

A House bill aimed at getting more generic drugs on the market won’t be moving on a fast track to markup. The legislation ( H.R. 749) is intended to lower drug prices by introducing more generic drug ...

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By Pete Danko, Portland Business Journal
Forestry & Natural Resources
Congress gets a chance to back tall wood buildings

Tall wood buildings, a movement that’s begun to pick up steam in Oregon, would get a boost from the federal government under bipartisan legislation proposed in Congress on Tuesday. The Timber Innovati...

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By KTVZ.com
Education
Oregon lawmakers urge rural county, schools funding

WASHINGTON - Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., led a bipartisan group of lawmakers Friday in urging Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to include adequate ...

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By Rob Manning, OPB
Oregon Democrats Call On Jeff Sessions To Resign Amid Russia Allegations

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided to step away from investigations of Russian connections to the Trump Administration. But that’s not satisfying Democrats in Oregon’s congressional deleg...

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By Whitney M. Woodworth, Statesman Journal
Large crowds turn out for Rep. Kurt Schrader's town hall

As many as a thousand constituents filled the bleachers and floor of North Salem High's School gymnasium for U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader's town hall meeting Wednesday night to discuss immigration rights, ...

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KATU News
Trump main topic at Schrader town hall

Members of Congress returned to their districts this week to hear from their constituents. Democrat U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader drew a friendly crowd at his town hall Tuesday night. Hundreds of people tur...

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By Peggy Savage, Portland Tribune
Oregon First, Energy & Environment
Schrader Introduces bill to preserve Molalla River

The Molalla River Alliance, which has been advocating in recent years for the river to be designated a National Wild and Scenic River, applauds Schrader's support by reintroducing the bill. Congressma...

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The Oregonian
Immigration
Oregon Democrats Condemn Donald Trump Refugee, Immigration Orders

Members of Oregon's congressional delegation have all released statements about President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration and refugee travel. Oregon's sole Republican in Congress, Rep. ...

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