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Walden gains Energy Secretary commitment on BPA privatization

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, last week secured a commitment from Energy Secretary Rick Perry to not sell off assets of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) without Congressional authorization, Walden’s office said in a press statement.

April 21, 2018 midnight read more..


Walden comments on Facebook, House Speaker change

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan will retire at the end of his term and not seek reelection. A broadcast industry website published a story Wednesday suggesting U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) could be the next speaker.

April 14, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Stevenson man killed in wreck

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle traffic collision just north of Stevenson, Wash., on April 3, at approximately 11:08 p.m.

April 7, 2018 midnight read more..
 

DACA rally today in HR

Two immigration reform groups are convening events on Saturday including a march and rally starting at 10 a.m. in Hood River to put pressure on Congress to support a clean Dream Act for undocumented youth who came to the United States in their parents’ custody.

March 2, 2018 12:08 p.m. read more..
 

Health care tax passes

Oregonians roundly approved temporary taxes to fund health care for low-income individuals and families in a ballot initiative election Tuesday night.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..
    

McCabe announces legislative tour in Wash. side of Gorge for Jan. 3-4

Washington state Representative Gina McCabe (R-Goldendale) will hold round-table discussions Jan. 3-4 throughout the 14th Legislative District in advance of the 2018 legislative session. McCabe said the meetings are important tools for residents to directly engage with their government and fellow community members.

January 3, 2018 midnight read more..


Vote on insurance tax coming

SALEM — A tax on insurance companies and some hospitals to provide health care for low-income Oregonians goes before voters next month, even after it was approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor during the 2017 legislative session.

January 3, 2018 midnight read more..


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