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Salinas, Merkley Bill to Amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act Passes House

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, November 8, U.S. Representative Andrea Salinas (OR-06) successfully passed her first piece of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Salinas in March, amends the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to restore the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s right

Wyden, Merkley Announce Nearly  $3.8 Million in Federal Funds for Ione 

Morrow County city to receive USDA resources for sewer system Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the city of Ione will receive nearly $3.8 million in federal funds to build a sewer system for the Eastern Oregon town.  “Ensuring Oregon’s rural communities have the infrastructure

Merkley, Sullivan Celebrate Senate Passage of Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Vital Importance of the Mekong River, Mekong-United States Partnership

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Alaska’s U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan announced that the Senate has passed their bipartisan resolution bringing awareness to the environmental, humanitarian, and economic issues facing the Mekong River. The Mekong River is vital for the livelihoods of 60 million people throughout Southeast