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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

Oregon receiving $38M to address growing ‘wildfire crisis’

KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Oregon is set to receive over $38 million in federal funding to reduce the threat of wildfires in three targeted areas across the state. The funding is part of a nationwide effort, under the United States Forest Service’s Wildfire Crisis Strategy, to encourage wildfire resiliency in

Senate Democrats troubled by ‘unconstitutional moves’ that affected El Salvador election

The Hill Senate Democrats on Monday congratulated Salvadoran voters for participating in their county’s election but expressed concern about “unconstitutional moves” that they said “strongly influenced” the election results. “We congratulate the people of El Salvador and those in the Salvadoran diaspora who exercised their democratic right to vote over

Umatilla Indian Reservation to receive $250k for high-speed internet

KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. – At long last, high-speed internet is heading for unserved parts of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Ron Wyden announced Monday that the reservation will soon receive $250,000 in federal funding to expand its broadband service to currently unserved areas. “Equitable access to

Central Oregon to receive $18 million for wildfire resiliency efforts

Hermiston Herald The federal government announced Thursday it will pour $18.2 million in new funds toward wildfire resiliency in Central Oregon. The funding is part of a larger $38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to protect Oregon forests from the impacts of climate change and wildfire, according

Central Oregon to receive $18 million for wildfire resiliency efforts

Hermiston Herald The federal government announced Thursday it will pour $18.2 million in new funds toward wildfire resiliency in Central Oregon. The funding is part of a larger $38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to protect Oregon forests from the impacts of climate change and wildfire, according

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