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It's time to bury the 'death panel' myth. Here's a way to do it: http://t.co/in0LLoKTP2
Retweeted by Earl BlumenauerSupporting Oregon jobs through Environmental Goods Agreement w/ Trade Ambass. Michael Froman @ronwyden & @repdavecamp http://t.co/TrkbhJ8ev3Just signed #ENDA discharge petition, an important and long overdue protection. Shouldn't everyone be able to work without discrimination?
9/17
2014
Timbers host @PDXFire vs @PortlandPolice tonight for community charities and to honor our first responders. Who do you think gets the win?@kate_sheppard Thanks for the article. It's a small step, but an important one, and maybe it will lead to more cooperation in Congress.
9/11
2014
I support #NetNeutrality, which is key to a free and open internet. All data should be treated equally, regardless of the content provider.
9/10
2014
Report from @audubonsociety that 1/2 of 650 bird species in N. America severely threatened by climate change. We need carbon reduction now!
9/9
2014
The President should take the time to get it right, learn from reckless Iraq disaster which started this mess #ISIL http://t.co/CLXSsosXd1
9/8
2014
GOP say they want jobs bill but fail on transportation funding. Every $1.3b spent on infrastructure creates 29k jobs http://t.co/ZZiaUTq9uiEveryone should be able to talk with their doctor about end of life care. @nytimes gets it right. http://t.co/DfLYm47wEM
9/5
2014
Watch my conversation with Robert Sainz of @MetroEastMedia as we engage the public through community media http://t.co/zGAHYKZmXv
8/28
2014
@risenc I'll escort you on a tour and tasting when you come to Portland.Love to see the attention on craft distillers in @risenc's NYT article, but where's the love for PDX? #craftspirits http://t.co/rFc4ssKtig
8/25
2014
Engaging morning at @wgbh public media, home of Nova, Frontline, & American Experience. Here's the set of The World. http://t.co/yOR6rNp3kC
8/20
2014
@brianlibby's piece on form and function of Tilikum Crossing captures the excitement for this one of a kind project. http://t.co/X0FTiNgF9P
8/19
2014
I've worked with @ryanjreilly, a good reporter. Arresting reporters for no apparent reason just latest of injustices in #Ferguson.
8/14
2014
I joined MetroEast to celebrate 30 years of dedication to covering local government and engaging our community. http://t.co/Ru9rx4DwCl
8/13
2014
Learning about @AntFarm_Oregon Café’s innovative approach to engaging youth and building lifelong skills. W/sandwich http://t.co/qBaslCvhEf
8/12
2014
View of starting line from the first bridge http://t.co/R3L9tUCeCEHelmet flower ladies! http://t.co/mVyxtDI1jsPreparing to start the 19th annual Bridge Pedal. An exciting Portland Tradition. A great cycling statement http://t.co/N7MABob2Z2
8/10
2014
Terrific Alberta street fair, complete with mermaid!
8/9
2014
Congrats to Caleb Porter for coaching MLS all stars to win and being a class act!
8/6
2014
Successful infrastructure forum w/ thought leaders from Oregon & beyond Together we can build the future & pay for it http://t.co/TfjF1CbrWA
8/4
2014
Right on, Gail! Ms. Collins captures the moment. Only was not that smooth and principled, except for Michele Bachmann http://t.co/5V3wqSo3G2
8/2
2014
Shameful GOP refusal to allow vote on bipartisan immigration reform. Politics at its worst when we need our best. Leaving everyone in limbo
8/1
2014
Proud @RepKinzinger & I could help the House step up & pass SIV extension, honoring our commitment to Afghan allies. On to the Senate!
7/30
2014
Good to see NYT taking on marijuana prohibition, a major boost to our efforts for this long overdue reform. http://t.co/lWLM5OX3df
7/27
2014
Amb Crocker is correct: "Taking care of those who took care of us... means acting on fundamental American values." http://t.co/zG9kINYtfk
7/26
2014
It’s official! @NewApproach2014 petition has been certified and Oregon will vote on a marijuana reform ballot measure in Nov!
7/22
2014
Celebrating w/friend Bill Row, Congressmen Ron Barber, Raul Grijalva, thinking of Gabby Giffords who got me involved http://t.co/DEQ1Ylh1whEntering car built by PDX Oregon Streetcar for initial ride in Tucson & new era with more investment for the city http://t.co/6ZJRdBXCOqAbout to speak at opening of Tucson's modern streetcar, after working with community for almost a decade. Spectacular http://t.co/e15deEqWx4
7/21
2014
Second goal in 5 minutes as Timbers fans go wild... As well they should. Great game on perfect night! Quite a show. http://t.co/512siPXUS6The Timber's Army rules. What a great Portland introduction for my out of town guests! http://t.co/6Vn7lIfyw7
7/18
2014
Jon Stewart breaks down the shortsighted transportation patch passed by the House this week. http://t.co/AlMD4FYlqH
7/17
2014
Marijuana reform on a roll w/ 2 victories in the House today, total of 5 votes in row in favor of more rational cannabis policy this year!The House just voted to stop forcing legal marijuana businesses to be all cash, another victory for common sense reform!
7/16
2014
Earl Blumenauer was right: The highway crisis will be back in May, along with more budget gimmicks due to cowardice at raising the gax tax.
Retweeted by Earl BlumenauerW/o 6 year plan, we will continue to have more short term fixes for years, driving up costs while our roads crumble http://t.co/FG49GVPELD
7/15
2014
A short-term plan for transpo funding will cause years of procrastination! Congress must tackle transpo this year! http://t.co/TkacUPFiGaI support #NotMyBossBusiness Act! Hobby Lobby decision singled out women’s health for discriminatory treatment, a step back for equality.Allies in Iraq & Afghanistan risked their lives & families to help our armed forces. We cannot abandon them. http://t.co/vnagDRPYXU
7/14
2014
Huge part of border crisis is following Bush era law, along w/ failure to address overdue immigration reform. http://t.co/telfiKHHFYCharla Nash's bravery should give Congress courage to pass our Captive Primate Safety Act this session http://t.co/bY7ffs44MB
7/10
2014
Screening "Interpreters" at Capitol today, shows need for our legislation to save Iraq & Afg allies from extremists https://t.co/7O3qBpE1p4
7/9
2014
Another milestone in rational #marijuana policy as Washington state goes live today!Giant stack of postcards delivered this morning. Moms get it – gun safety is a public health issue! @MomsDemand http://t.co/ZhzycRimj5
7/7
2014
Uncle Sam needs to refill Highway Trust Fund now via @washingtonpost..THAT'S WHY I INTRODUCED HR3636 TO RAISE GAS TAX http://t.co/bO17qjInikKrugman nails it, which is why I introduced HR3636 to raise gas tax (with wide support from people who depend on it.) http://t.co/CHE7Fj3A1v
7/4
2014
Truly honored to present Rosalee & Willamae w/ medals earned by their father & great grandfather in WWI & Civil War. http://t.co/L2Vt98HQVB
7/2
2014
Celebrating Rick Gustafson's success as director of Portland's amazing streetcar program and his national leadership http://t.co/gLkeLAeftb
7/1
2014
@BIGBA intro'd legislation last year: http://t.co/pBYqkOaaaLDeclining bee populations: chemical industry refutes the science, but “connection to neonicotinoids is indisputable.” http://t.co/ci1xxoxhCLAnother blow against women’s reproductive freedom. Sad day for SCOTUS, which used to be on women’s side. #HobbyLobby #NotMyBossBusiness
6/30
2014
Encouraging that US may finally join much of the rest of the world in banning land mines. Long overdue. http://t.co/sAWowf1LXy
6/27
2014
Friend & hero Kirk Johnson got it right on our failure to protect Iraqi & Afghan friends. We’ll keep fighting, Kirk! http://t.co/fSw8XYPT6WSadly, my amndmnt to end oil drilling lease giveaways, many of them to foreign companies, was voted down this morning http://t.co/RXg8T4eUbz@mclaughlincreek Held an event last week in DC w/ other members to rally support for reform, will keep working for action
6/26
2014
Impressive (& well deserved!) recognition for sustainability renovations to PDX Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt building! http://t.co/Oect8yUMHq
6/25
2014
It's past time for Congress to come together to combat climate change and mitigate its effects! http://t.co/8hmQ226DnL
6/24
2014
Defeat of @repblumenauer common sense amendment demonstrates #Congress' undying affection for #nuclear weapons. http://t.co/Uc94Hz4tEW
Retweeted by Earl BlumenauerVoting today on my amndmt to speed cleanup of dangerous DoD sites across the US, rather than commit billions in future $ to new nuke weapons
6/19
2014
Senators Murphy & Corker propose gas tax increase! An important step forward! http://t.co/SOySvtEenE
6/18
2014
No rain can dampen the spirit if Pride! http://t.co/HdlIx7vYD2
6/15
2014
Taking questions & comments at Terwilliger Plaza this morning; focused on drug reform, the VA, & the Middle East. http://t.co/DIy5okPs8X
6/14
2014
Honored to be a @Portland_State ”Urban Pioneer,” even more to address next generation of urban pioneers at graduation http://t.co/fCYEzDo2A3
6/13
2014
Emilio wore #29 Tonight we will raise our scarves at 29:00 & tell the world You cannot stop us WE are the Rose City Tell everyone #RCTID
Retweeted by Earl Blumenauer
6/11
2014
This was a gift given to me by Reynolds students. My thoughts & prayers are w/ families affected by this tragedy. http://t.co/Qme0QykNqXAnother shooting. I always hope tragedy will inspire action. Simple common sense steps make difference. Start w/universal background checks
6/10
2014
Horrific example why I work to increase access to clean water & sanitation. 2.5 billion w/o basic toilets is tragic http://t.co/Pt1BpnV3Qd
6/9
2014
Ed andEmily's family from girl's soccer days! http://t.co/zTzeqprSZYBest street party in Portland with Harden family. http://t.co/y9c28UUykZRunning parade route, every year http://t.co/3sECTIJrW4Rose festival ships in. Running parade route http://t.co/8Yx1GC4uex
6/7
2014
Met w/ PDX Urban Wine Makers, exciting people doing exciting things, including an event this Sun worth checking out! https://t.co/v9S8JiYh6Z@NEPDXReporter Yes! You haven’t lived till you've had a warm Oreo cookie (though would've been better with milk)
6/5
2014
For a change, good news from the Supreme Court! http://t.co/jG4iCNWmGbGreat visit to PDX Nabisco bakery. I recall working 25 years ago to help keep the factory open, looks like a success http://t.co/X3FvPMjmBCPleased Sec Kerry wants to honor our commitments. Now Congress must do its part. I have the legislation. http://t.co/fHIq3Au47X
6/4
2014
a terrific memorial today for Charles Jordan at the Center that bares his name. Lots of praise and warm memories about an extraordinary man.Shinseki resignation inevitable, but problem bigger: lack of oversight, money and too much stress from foolish Iraq War.
5/31
2014
Historic marijuana votes send administration strong signal & bode well for state efforts in Florida Oregon & Alaska http://t.co/dxPsNN6EWi@sbarn14 Call my office 202-225-4811 and we'll see what we can do!Morning press conference with leaders of unprecedented medical marijuana votes after last night’s victory. http://t.co/pbPxcJ9aKg
5/30
2014
Huge day for marijuana reform in Congress with 3 of our amendments passing with bipartisan support for hemp and medical marijuana!!!!
5/29
2014
@Sage_Shirt I had supported USA Freedom Act, but NSA reforms significantly weakened in committee. Need stronger bill, like Senate version.Reps should have hobbies, but we should keep anti-science conspiracy thriller novels out of the defense amdt process http://t.co/D21pPm4dURRevised USA Freedom Act doesnt go far enough to ensure privacy protections, is not the NSA reform the public deserves http://t.co/fYgOHYI1UwHow much do we spend on #nukes? Last estimates off by $150 billion. My amendment passed today, providing accurate accounting every year
5/22
2014
Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban has been struck down! Equality has finally arrived! http://t.co/JjMpZLMrIj
5/19
2014
Best wishes to those burning calories instead of fossil fuels on their commute today! #BikeToWork2014 http://t.co/hb9NLuN4o2
5/16
2014
http://t.co/wt4L7bLj2H And we have the bill to get the job done: HR 3636, the UPDATE Act
5/15
2014
Important for Lincoln HS Constitution team, We the People program, & civics education to receive greater recognition http://t.co/6au3kHAwAP
5/13
2014
Oregon and DC are the only purple. Coincidence? I don’t think so. http://t.co/XA0n92xOTT http://t.co/oZHh723om4Nearly 2/3 of minimum wage workers are women. Raising min wage would help millions of working moms #WhatMothersNeed http://t.co/vFFnXjz50f
Retweeted by Earl Blumenauer
5/9
2014
Announcing the Afghan Allies Protection Extension Act w/ @SenatorShaheen @RepKinzinger @repblumenauer @TrumanProject http://t.co/zEwZ99EYQE
Retweeted by Earl Blumenauer
5/8
2014
Huntsman is right, it’s time for GOP to embrace science & cross the ideological divide to combat climate change http://t.co/BKbcsyMsbcExciting news for David Douglas HS rocket engineers! Best of luck on such a timeless flight... http://t.co/EubQz5EgwUUS has fallen short of our promises, but I'm pleased more is being done to help SIV allies & fix a broken system http://t.co/CPPZSJfthm
5/7
2014
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