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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

Senator Jeff Merkley holds townhall in Arlington

Times Journal Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley swept through Eastern Oregon on a three-day tour, holding townhalls in nine counties. Starting on Friday, May 17, Oregon’s junior Senator started his townhall tour in Malheur County, and then went to Harney, and Grant County. On Saturday, Merkley held townhalls in Baker County,

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley holds town hall meeting in Seneca

Blue Mountain Eagle PRAIRIE CITY — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., met with Grant County residents at Seneca School on Friday, May 17, to respond to questions, discuss issues of local concern and share his recent funding accomplishments for the region. The town hall was held in the school’s gymnasium

Oregon senator holds town hall on reservation

Confederated Umatilla Journal MISSION – Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) leaders and community members told Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley about their priorities and concerns during a Sunday town hall May 19. The CTUIR hosted the event for Merkley, who plays a key role in allocating federal

Scoop: Senators to debut a measure providing postal service relief for newspapers

Axios A bipartisan group of Senators will introduce a bill Tuesday that will require the U.S. Postal Service to perform to a certain level before it can apply a surcharge to periodicals, or local newspapers, to deliver their papers. Why it matters: Facing a delivery worker crisis, local newspapers have increasingly turned to

Merkley answers local, national concerns at Umatilla County town hall

East Oregonian MISSION — While the Sunday, May 19, town hall at the Nixyaawii Governance Center on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation was No. 563 for U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, the questions he heard from the audience were concerning to people now. The junior senator from Oregon

Merkley hopes to get hedge funds out of housing

The Observer COVE — Hedge funds should not be in the housing business. This is the firm belief of U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, one he expressed at a town hall meeting at Cove High School on Saturday, May 18. “A slice of middle class America is being taken over

Postmaster DeJoy pauses USPS consolidation; local leaders react

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley: ‘So much damage has already been done to our delivery system’Rogue Valley Times After a strong bipartisan effort opposing the consolidation of United States Postal Service operations, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has agreed to a nearly eight-month pause. DeJoy issued a statement May 9 saying he would halt