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Oregon’s Rep. Peter DeFazio eyes national infrastructure bill, looks to use earmarks

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley Oregon U.S. House Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield), chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, told Punchbowl News he plans to introduce a five-year infrastructure and highway bill that authorizes a wide range of national projects.    What made this newsworthy prior to the prospective bill’s[Read More…]

Oregon Congressional delegation safe after Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

United States Capitol. File photo: Chas Hundley Violence erupted in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed into the U.S. Capitol, which just moments before had seen members of the U.S. Senate debating a challenge to Arizona’s electoral votes cast for President-Elect Joe Biden.  Videos[Read More…]

National news dispatch: Impeachment, more town halls, and Portland presidential politics

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley Impeachment Much ink has been spilled over the impeachment of President Donald Trump. It’s only the third time a U.S. president has been impeached (Richard Nixon resigned before the House could impeach him), and like the two who came before, the votes were largely[Read More…]

National news dispatch: Impeachment proceedings to be televised, Wyden denounces Turkish government, diabetes awareness month

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON D.C. – While we are a hyperlocal news source dedicated to covering the day-to-day happenings in our little corner of the world, we’ve been asked by many readers to include more news from a larger stage as it pertains to us. In our[Read More…]

National news dispatch: Bonamici town halls, impeachment, Merkley vaping legislation

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley We’re launching a new weekly feature, planned to be published weekly on Tuesdays. While we are a hyperlocal news source dedicated to covering the day-to-day happenings in our little corner of the world, we’ve been asked by many readers to include more news from[Read More…]

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