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Schrader, Herrera Beutler Bill To Protect Endangered Salmon, Steelhead Passes Overwhelmingly In The House

The bipartisan Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act (H.R. 2083), introduced by Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA-03), passed the House with overwhelming...

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Immigration
Oregon Lawmakers Demand Sessions and Nielsen Reverse Zero Tolerance Policy

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader today demanded Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen immediatel...

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Oregon First
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, and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Peter DeFazio (OR-04), sent a series of letters demanding...

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Immigration
Oregon Congressional Delegation Presses ICE on Rights of Immigrant Detainees at Federal Prison in Oregon

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with House members Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, on Monday demanded that the acting director of U.S. Immi...

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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 Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) sent a letter to the US Army Corps of Engineers ...

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Oregon First
Oregon Lawmakers Call on Amtrak to Investigate Case of Oregon Student Brutally Injured on Train

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, and Suzanne Bonamici today strongly urged Amtrak Police to utilize all available resources to promptly i...

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Veterans
Schrader, Shea-Porter Legislation to Help Veterans Included in Defense Authorization Package

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s (NH-01) legislation to protect recalled veterans was selected for inclusion in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), th...

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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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