Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Tiffany Eckert

Two Oregon members of a U.S. Congressional Delegation will join forces this Saturday to “engage and inform” the public in the political process. Lane Community College will host the three major events.

U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio says, since Donald Trump’s Inauguration, his office has received an unprecedented outpouring of mail, emails and phone calls.

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Oregon’s timber companies are hoping the Trump Administration follows through on its pledge to revive their industry.  

Thomas & Sons Distillery Twitter feed (used with permission)

A major producer of kombucha is asking Congress to reconsider a bill aimed at revising federal excise taxes and regulations on companies that make the fermented tea drink.  

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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.  

Brian Bull / KLCC

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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Activists around the nation are gearing up for a general strike Friday, in opposition to the policies of the Trump Administration. Actions are planned for Eugene and Corvallis.

Rachael McDonald

Student groups held a rally Friday on the University of Oregon campus to show support and solidarity for Muslim Students. The action is in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

Oregon Department of Justice

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has signed a court brief in support of Washington state’s effort to block President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

Todd Dalotto

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke with an overflow crowd at a town hall meeting in Albany Saturday. The audience expressed fear and concern about the Trump Administration.

Rachael McDonald

From professors to college students to families with small children—the impacts of President Trump’s immigration ban continue to reverberate. The suspension of immigrants and refugees from 7 Muslim majority countries affects some people living in Eugene.

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