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Bend awarded $5 million federal grant to fuel affordable housing production

Bend Bulletin The city of Bend has received a $5 million grant intended to kickstart affordable housing supply, the federal government announced Wednesday. Awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the grant set the course for the city to identify and address policies that slow affordable housing

Wyden, Merkley, colleagues call on Postal Service to prepare for November election

KTVZ WASHINGTON (KTVZ) — Senator Ron Wyden said Thursday he is leading Senate colleagues including fellow Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley in calling on Postmaster General DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service to share their plans to accommodate high volumes of mail expected in the upcoming 2024 general election in Oregon and nationwide.

Merkley jostles Oregon to probe source of tainted Crook County wells

Bend Bulletin Dick Zimmerlee spent decades as a rancher, farmer and agriculture consultant. But each day he spends studying the soils and groundwater on his ranch near Prineville, trying to find out why black sludge started clogging pipes and settling in his toilet, his knowledge becomes more akin to an

Sen. Merkley talks federal shop at Klamath County town hall

Herald and News Actions of the Israel and the Netanyahu government in the war with Hamas, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said, qualify as war crimes. “It is an infliction of mass suffering,” Merkley said. “It’s a cascading humanitarian disaster.” The senator described the stories he’d learned during his time on

Senator Jeff Merkley visits Crook County for town hall

Central Oregon Daily Senator Jeff Merkley held six in-person town halls in Oregon counties over the weekend. On Sunday the senator made a stop in Prineville for a town hall at Crook County Middle School. Merkley discussed several topics with the community of Crook County including the increase in homeowners’

Canada’s failure to block forced-labour imports draws U.S. scrutiny

CBC Canada made a promise to block imports of products made by forced labour, to keep those goods from entering this continent as part of the new North American trade agreement. Now a U.S. senator heavily involved in the issue offers a blunt answer when asked by CBC News whether Canada is keeping

US Senate unanimously passes bill urging China to resolve Tibet dispute

Radio Free Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill urging the Chinese government to engage in dialogue with the Dalai Lama or Tibetan leaders, without any preconditions, to resolve the China-Tibet dispute. The bipartisan Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act notes that the dispute between Tibet