Earl Blumenauer

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A delegation of Oregon lawmakers is pressing FEMA to detail its steps for improving disaster assistance after major wildfires.

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Two Democratic members of Congress from Oregon are introducing a bill that would allow voters nationwide to fill out their ballots at home.

  

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level.

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A new proposal to protect about 2 million acres of the Owyhee Canyonlands in Eastern Oregon needs a sponsor in Congress to move forward.

Half of the proposed region is already designated as a Wilderness Study Area. The biggest opposition so far has come from ranchers. Brent Fenty is with the Oregon Natural Desert Association. He says farmers shouldn't be concerned about the future of grazing rights under the proposal.