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Republican Alek Skarlatos raised more money in campaign donations in April than Democratic incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio, according to candidate campaign finance filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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The Umpqua Public Transportation District will receive close to half a million dollars in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio announced this week.

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President Donald Trump’s approval Sunday of a major disaster declaration for the state of Oregon will ultimately result in additional money to help the health care system and local businesses in Douglas and other Oregon counties, Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman said Monday.

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WASHINGTON — The top Senate Republican on Thursday morning denounced the “unfair” House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassured Trump and his supporters that “moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.”

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U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, announced Monday that a two-year authorization of Secure Rural Schools funding is included in an end-of-year funding package that will be considered by Congress this week.

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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, announced to supporters last week he’s opposed to the Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector Pipeline project.

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The federal government needs to do more to help the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center recruit and retain health care professionals, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Friday at a town hall meeting at Umpqua Community College.