Health care providers in Southwest Oregon who serve poor or elderly patients will receive $27 million in pandemic relief payments, Rep. Peter DeFazio announced this week.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio had his legacy in mind as he spoke to reporters Wednesday in the wake of his announcement he would not seek reelection in 2022.
Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle, a Democrat, announced Wednesday afternoon she will run for the congressional seat from which Peter DeFazio is retiring.
When President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law Monday, he approved funding for a host of road repairs, bridge replacements and other transportation projects around the country.
Oregon can begin planning now for an influx of federal transportation funds that will bring the state $3.4 billion for highway projects and $268 million for bridge repair and replacement, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Friday.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Tuesday it’s important to examine whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s assistance to communities suffering from wildfires is adequate.
Douglas County will be split between two congressional districts, a move that will alter the landscape for the 2022 elections.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, wasn’t pulling any punches as he talked with The News-Review Monday about COVID-19, transportation and climate change.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, hopes to make transportation more climate-friendly and extend the $300 per child monthly COVID-19 relief payments beyond the end of the year.
Summers aren’t what they used to be.
Sam Gross recalls seeing pictures while serving in Afghanistan that looked like the movie “Grease.”
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, and U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are pressing for additional relief for farmers and ranchers who lost crops or livestock to the drought, heatwave and wildfires that have plagued the West this summer and last.
Payments to families with children were slated to begin appearing in Douglas County mailboxes and bank accounts last week.
If you have kids, the chances are good that federal checks will soon be arriving in your mailboxes or direct deposit accounts.
Brayson Salazar-Strong was one of the Fir Grove Elementary Students who helped place flags at the Roseburg National Cemetery in advance of Memorial Day.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, believes U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management forestlands should be treated as infrastructure.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, will hold a virtual town hall for Douglas County residents at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Population in the state and congressional districts that serve Douglas County has declined, but how that will affect the new district maps being drawn by Oregon legislators remains unclear.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon was named the second-most effective federal lawmaker for the period running from January 2019 to January 2021.
As part of the COVID-19 relief package passed by the U.S. Senate this weekend, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, created a new two-year program that will pour $1 billion per year into rural counties like Douglas County.
Environmental protections, housing and filibustering were the most popular topics discussed in Saturday’s virtual town hall with U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, with Douglas County residents.
The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley will host an online workshop about the U.S. Constitution Thursday.
Legislators serving Douglas County at the state and national level voiced opposition Tuesday to an Oregon Republican Party statement that condemned 10 U.S. House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump and claimed the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol was a “false flag” event.
Glide resident Abbie Malek spent two days attending protests in Washington, D.C., including a rally Wednesday that devolved into chaos as the U.S. Capitol was stormed.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio was giving an interview when members of a pro-Trump mob broke into the Capitol building Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, spoke with Oregon reporters in a teleconference Monday about his efforts to obtain COVID-19 relief. The relief plan was approved on Monday and awaits President Donald Trump’s signature.
Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, was one of 12 state legislators who wrote to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Friday, asking her to join a federal lawsuit that sought to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.
Umpqua Valley Christian School’s was adorned by flags in the days surrounding Veterans Day, thanks to a donation from local VFW Post 2468.