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Budget, Deficit Reduction & Fiscal Reform, Veterans
Rep. Schrader Submits Amendments to NDAA to Protect Oregon Veterans, Eliminate Waste

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) submitted four amendments for consideration to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to protect our veterans, increase transparency, and eliminate government ...

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Oregon First, Education
Rep. Schrader Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winner

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) is excited to announce the 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winner from Oregon’s 5th Congressional District, Alicia Johnson from Molalla High School for her work ti...

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Animal Welfare
Rep. Schrader’s Bill to Reauthorize Animal Drug User Fee Act Passes Out of Committee

Congressman Kurt Schrader’s (OR-05) bipartisan bill (H.R. 5554) to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA) p...

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Health Care
Schrader, Welch Introduce Bill to Close Billion Dollar Medicaid Drug Rebate Loophole

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large) today introduced a bill to close a loophole in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program that may be costing the Medicaid program as ...

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Oregon First, Health Care
Schrader, Mullin Introduce Bill to Reauthorize State Offices of Rural Health

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced the State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill reauthorizes the State Offices of Rural Heal...

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Wyden, Merkley, Blumenauer, DeFazio, Bonamici, Schrader cite Army Corps concerns covering former Vanport area
Oregon First, Transportation & Infrastructure
Oregon Lawmakers Seek Flood Study for Portland

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, and Suzanne Bonamici today strongly urged federal officials to support a flood protection feasibility study fo...

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Oregon First
Schrader Bipartisan Bill to Restore 2014 Biological Opinion for the Columbia River Passes House

Today, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-05) to bring certainty back to the Federal Columbia River Power System passed the House...

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Animal Welfare
Schrader, Mullin Introduce Bipartisan Reauthorization of Animal Drug User Fee Act

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) and introduced H.R. 5554 to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and Ani...

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Budget, Deficit Reduction & Fiscal Reform
Rep. Schrader Slams Republicans for Deficit Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) released the following statement after voting today against the Republican’s hypocritical balanced budget amendment: “Well, after today, I suppos...

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Oregon First, Forestry & Natural Resources
Rep. Schrader Supports Funding Package that Includes Wildfire Fixes for Oregon

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) today voted for the FY2018 Omnibus spending package that includes multiple provisions for Oregon that Rep. Schrader has led, including legislation that will fix the b...

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