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Forty years ago, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act to end pollution of our rivers, lakes, and bays. But today, in the Northwest and nationwide, most water bodies still don't qualify as clean and new threats to clean water are outpacing the act's enforcers.
A national defense bill expected to pass Congress this session includes a major expansion of Oregon Caves National Monument in Southern Oregon.
Republican Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler has won re-election. Her challenger, a Democrat named Bob Dingethal, conceded the race Tuesday night.
Reynolds High School, site of Tuesday's deadly shooting, sits in Oregon's 3rd Congressional District. Democratic Congressman Earl Blumenauer, currently in Washington, D.C., joined OPB's Geoff Norcross by phone to discuss incident. Norcross asked Blumenauer if gun legislation is an appropriate response.
Congress will soon be charged with solving decades of water conflicts in the Klamath Basin. But before they head to Capitol Hill, supporters will visit the region Friday.
Friday's ceremonial acknowledgement of a new agreement in the Klamath Basin shifts the hard work of consensus building from the drought-afflicted region stradling Oregon and California to the U.S. Congress.
local | Politics | Health | Nation | Business | NW Life | Economy | Transportation | News | Oil Trains In The NorthwestJuly 14, 2016 11:45 p.m.
Members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation introduced legislation Thursday to deal with oil train safety.
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Oregon is considering replacing the statues currently at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol Building.
We get Congressman Greg Walden's take on the armed occupation in Harney County. We hear a local analysis of last night's State of the Union address. And we'll find how the Oregon legislature is preparing for this year's session.
This week, we're reaching out to Oregon's congressional delegation to ask them how they'll vote on the question of whether to authorize force against Syria in response to the chemical weapons attack that killed 1,400 civilians. President Barack Obama said this weekend that intelligence shows that the Bashar al-Assad government was responsible for the attack. Obama says he's convinced the U.S. should launch a limited strike against the regime. But the president surprised many with the announcement that he would seek the approval of the American people's representatives in Congress. We talk with Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici about whether they support Obama's decision and how they are planning to vote on the question.
Republicans Tootie Smith and Ben Pollock are vying for the chance to face off against Democrat Kurt Schrader in November.