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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

Thanks To Wall Street, There Goes The Neighborhood

Lawmakers are targeting investors’ tightening grip on the single-family housing market, but a powerful new lobbying army is fighting back. The LeverFor Rebecca Harris, the little house she rented in Huntersville, North Carolina in 2020 represented her escape from a toxic marriage, the beginning of a new life for herself

Wyden, Merkley Praise Passage of Bill Honoring Dustoff Crews from the Vietnam War

Legislation co-sponsored by Oregon senators means Oregon City veteran Gary Hagen, 72, will receive Congressional Gold Medal; Four Oregonians to earn this congressional honor posthumously Gorge Country MediaWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today welcomed the Senate passage of legislation they cosponsored to award a collective Congressional

Millions coming to Lane, Douglas counties for drought resistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of dollars in federal money are headed into our area to help build drought resistance. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced the funds Thursday. It’s designated for Douglas and Lane counties, which will receive $1.2 million and $4 million, respectively. The money will be used