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Local environmental groups will hold a town hall about climate issues in Eugene today, April 11. The meeting will focus on transportation which is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden held several town halls this weekend where the government shutdown and border security were key topics of discussion. The Democrat says he’s hearing from Oregonians who have been affected by the shutdown, from those who are missing paychecks, to those who can’t get access to federal agencies for loan processing or IRS questions.

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Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden held several events around the state this weekend.

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Free press, investigative journalism, and government accountability are all at risk, says U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.  He spoke at a town hall in Eugene, Sunday.  

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Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden faced a large, welcoming crowd in Eugene last night, as he continued his series of statewide town halls.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, attendance seems to have surged since President Trump took office. 

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Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley will host town hall meetings in Benton, Linn, and Lane counties this weekend. The Senator visits each of Oregon's 36 counties every year, inviting residents to talk about their concerns and suggest ideas to bring to Congress. Merkley will also update residents on his work in Washington, D.C. He will visit Corvallis, Halsey, and Eugene on Saturday, March 14th. 

Details are on Merkley's website, here.

Oregon Representative Peter Defazio is continuing a string of town hall meetings this week with stops Lane, Douglass, and Linn Counties.  

The US House is adjourned for summer break and that means lawmakers all over the country are back in their Districts meeting with constituents.  Oregon District 4 Representative Peter DeFazio is holding nine town hall meetings this week.  The stops include Roseburg on Tuesday; Lebanon, Albany and Corvallis on Wednesday; and Florence and Veneta on Thursday.