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Merkley Monthly: Investing in Oregon’s ports

Tillamook Headlight Herald Oregon’s ports are not only vital for our state—they’re critical to America.   Just think back to the pandemic, when dozens of container ships had to wait to dock off the West Coast and Americans across the country felt the effects. Importance of the ports Fertilizer, furniture,

Wyden, Merkley secure millions in funding for Washington County community projects

Beaverton Valley Times More community-project funding is making its way to Washington County — courtesy of the 2024 spending bill recently signed into law by President Joe Biden. Oregon Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced Wednesday, March 27, that they secured a number of investments for essential initiatives, including

U.S. Bans the Last Type of Asbestos Still in Use

New York Times The United States joins more than 50 other countries that have banned the deadly carcinogen, although the phaseout will take more than a decade. The Biden administration on Monday finalized a ban on the only type of asbestos still used in the United States, the first time

Albina Vision Trust seeks to reclaim historically Black neighborhood

KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. – Community members are reclaiming homes stolen from Northeast Portland’s historically Black neighborhood more than 50 years ago. The Albina Vision Trust aims to bring back over 3,000 families displaced by the construction of I-5 and increase jobs while creating a large-scale waterfront park, community gardens, and more.Gresham police

‘Rogue’ agency backs overseas oil and gas

Politico The nation’s export credit agency is backing an oil and gas project in Bahrain to the tune of a $500 million loan guarantee. The U.S. Export-Import Bank’s announcement Thursday marks its latest infusion of cash into foreign fossil fuel infrastructure, despite calls from the Biden administration to stop supporting