@Slaterade Here's my plan and my actions: http://t.co/hso7dZpZGI@PDXToddDiskin @SenJeffMerkley @RonWyden Here's my plan: http://t.co/hso7dZpZGII hope we can summon political courage to stop gun violence. We need more than thoughts & prayers. We need action. https://t.co/4DNqaFtoIW@GlenBikes List is on this page. https://t.co/hso7dZpZGI@GlenBikes https://t.co/5FCjcklnpFStunned by reports of a shooting in my home state of OR. My thoughts & prayers are w/ UCC as we struggle to cope w/ this tragedy.With all of the Planned Parenthood drama this week—no appearance by creator of doctored videos before Congress. Curious. #StandWithPP
#GOPshutdown averted for now—another example of broken process. While this charade plays out, real issues remain. America deserves better.Americans support #Medicare payments for end-of-life care conversations: http://t.co/wrp0TLVgm0. No surprise here. Let's get this done!@DanRiffle @tomangell I meant to say that marijuana is less dangerous than tobacco. I'm submitting a correction to the Congressional record!
Outrageous. Failed prohibition has needlessly disrupted the lives of millions of Americans. This needs to stop. https://t.co/g4KbFT54I3Our community is a better place because of the @PDXMarathon. What makes it such a special convention? http://t.co/4zQQ9IEYxh #pdxmarathonShell has abandoned offshore Arctic drilling. Great news! The Arctic is an ecological treasure. #StopArcticDrilling http://t.co/taYMKzEs0vWhat a great way to start the week, with animal protection advocates from across the country. http://t.co/lhYU8AfNECIt couldn’t be more clear. We need a smarter approach to wildfire spending. Can’t we come together on this? http://t.co/SW6j8CS49t
Total lunar eclipse here on clear night in DC. "Blood moon" must mean something.
It's National Public Lands Day! Let's fight to protect our public lands in OR & across the country for wildlife, recreation & conservation.
Thousands await the Pope and his message of hope & responsibility for the planet and our fellow humans. http://t.co/c6I00z8ZI9The Pope's appearance to the thousands outside the Capitol sparked joy seldom seen in DC. A lesson here ??? http://t.co/ytnX0SvI9oFirst joint session of Congress I've attended where everyone showed up on time. Hopefully the good mood continues for Pope's presentationI hope Congress heeds Speaker Boehner’s advice on Pope's address: listen, open our hearts to his message & reflect on his example. #PopeInDCRe-read Pope’s encyclical on plane back to DC. It was even more powerful & compelling. Can’t wait for his address to Congress. #PopeInDC
1/2 of OR bridges need repair, state short $180M. State needs to do more but fed govt should step up & do its part. http://t.co/12BVps27s2Green Electronics Council is helping the fed govt to harness market forces & promote sustainable practices in the electronics sector. (2/2)Grateful to accept award from Green Electronics Council, but the real honor is to serve as their Congressman. (1/2) http://t.co/biDyGRCCYtSpent morning speaking about the role of voting w/ next generation of voters at Cleveland High School! #CelebrateNVRD http://t.co/MrjfjsbU4A
Honor to greet Oregon WWII veterans who are an inspiration to us all. http://t.co/gy2w8fl1ZyHeated rhetoric & outrageous claims about @PPFA are not just false but wrong. #StandWithPP (2/2)In my community, @PPFA serves thousands of women and is a leader in providing health services and education to those most in need. (1/2)
Insidious link b/w domestic violence & pet abuse. PAWS Act expands legal protections for victims & their pets. http://t.co/DgmhVxFLZY (2/2)Another packed house for our Congressional Animal Protection Caucus. This month's briefing focused on PAWS Act. (1/2) http://t.co/ACGUs5LquTHonored to be recognized by @VNAA as champion of home health. Inspired to keep working for better #homecare policies. http://t.co/t8PfziFrLzGreat discussion w/ @VNAA on importance of personalized, home-based care that supports our seniors & most vulnerable. #PPLC2015
Great convo w/ emerging environmental leaders sharing their unique perspectives on the challenges of today & tomorrow http://t.co/UTmC31aFCZKicked off #tcs2015 w/ @TRECpdx this morning! Discussed need to make #transportation investments more equitable. http://t.co/jEvZHgTIMuPowerful ex. from local leader I met in NH on consequences of not having a national, sensible approach to #marijuana http://t.co/QpWFV8ZOuS
Surprise (Not!): Teen pot use holds steady in first year of legal weed, new federal data show http://t.co/1ihfyfxofM"I'm no scientist" but you must ask the question before you can expect an answer - http://t.co/kaY7wnEAuVIf someone has served their sentence, they should get a #FairChance to make a positive contribution to their community. #BanTheBoxProud to work w/ @CoryBooker & @RepCummings on a bill to give previously incarcerated individuals a #FairChance at employment. #BanTheBoxA good first step, but more needs to be done & now to help #Syrian #refugees. NGOs rightfully asking for x10 more. https://t.co/JTswLyKB4t
A bike pin for our cycling Maestro! @OregonSymphony http://t.co/kTEhpAXeUnSpoke w/ inspiring bizwomen in the OR #cannabisindustry. We need policies that support not hinder these legal biz. http://t.co/Rw1i6GjTonCelebrated the vision I laid out nearly 30 yrs ago & is soon to become a reality – completion of @PDXStreetcar loop. http://t.co/v7MAaiVLHK
It’s great to see the results of our work leading the charge on renewable and wind energy tax credits. Wind works! http://t.co/lUd0HWFStHThis trip illustrated why we’re committed to treat & fund catastrophic wildfires like the natural disasters they are. (3/3)Former colleague Bodie Shaw & I shared our frustrations about the failure to learn the lessons of prevention to minimize fire damage. (2/3)Visited w/ leadership of inspiring firefighting efforts in Warm Springs, OR to thank them for their work & learn from their experience (1/3)With more bike commuters on the road and more injuries, we need #VisionZero and safer streets. https://t.co/9IK1qUvGYJ
Enjoyed catching up w/ Central OR #marijuana industry in Bend & sharing our efforts to reform outdated federal laws. http://t.co/HXCW4OrZZRHeard from outdoor business, landowners & hikers on wilderness qualities of Owyhee Canyonlands. Let's permanently protect this OR treasure.It’s not too late to protect the Post Office – a precious and fundamental part of America’s infrastructure. (2/2)USPS delays shows deteriorating service & why we met w/ postal leaders to protest distribution center closures. http://t.co/mlu8vq49Vx (1/2)Congratulations @uscapitol on being recognized as a Bike Friendly Business. Excited to build on this success! https://t.co/E2DMH7ZxuB
For me, every day in Congress is a bow tie kind of day. Happy #NationalBowTieDay!
This senseless act is another horrific ex. why we should treat continued gun violence like public health crisis http://t.co/4DNqaFtoIW (2/2)Deeply saddened by yesterday's tragic on-air shooting in VA. My thoughts are w/ the families & friends of the two journalists killed. (1/2)
Proud of OR Guardsman Spc Aleksander Skarlatos for his bravery in stopping gunman on Paris-bound train. A true hero. http://t.co/pCj8PtVJUT
The States Show Up Congress on Road Repairs - The New York Times. Times is right & I have the legislation to do it! http://t.co/bIScIOeOWB
Annual running of the birthday laps. Thanks Team! http://t.co/HaJgIH6MHg
Today in OR we honor our bees - critical for ag, ecosystems & wildlife. Conserving habitat must be a priority. http://t.co/ag9xpQKCN4
First taste of @bridgeportbrew's latest creation in collaboration with @trimet - Tilikum Crossing Orange Line IPA! http://t.co/ifBvXMP7mYCelebrating 80 yrs of #SocialSecurity w/ @SenJeffMerkley @RonWyden & @SocialSecurity Commissioner Colvin. #SSA80th http://t.co/F4ZBIghPzsLegal marijuana biz must have access to banking services. Leading the way, together with @SenJeffMerkley & @RonWyden. http://t.co/7oXrOhxywx
Lots of engaging questions this morning from students in the US Govt Summer Scholars class at Benson High School! http://t.co/POK5lbxpLwHistory was made 50 yrs ago today w/ the #VotingRightsAct. Our work is far from finished. We must defend & expand the #VRA50. #RestoreTheVRAWow! New DEA head admits the obvious: heroin is more dangerous than marijuana!!! An important 1st step in process of rescheduling marijuana
Proud to be the Rep from @portlandia! Great visit on set with Fred Armisen & Co-Creator & Director Jonathan Krisel. http://t.co/vMySWpXzCrI agree @tomfriedman. Ask if they'd raise the gas tax like Reagan. @megynkelly @BretBaier @FoxNewsSunday take notes. https://t.co/2IupI4CcxgPleased to connect with PDX environmental advocates. Great work being done to protect our #environment. #ActOnClimate http://t.co/U4bODORe5e
Joined PDX Community Media's FACE Productions to discuss efforts to establish #FairChance hiring policies. #BanTheBox http://t.co/OFj1jKyJgWEnjoyed some lively transit & livability conversations this morning at @APTA_transit's Sustainability & Public Transpo Workshop in Portland.Climate change is real. The #CleanPowerPlan is a monumental step toward reducing carbon emissions & fighting climate change. #ActOnClimate
We still must repeal the unnecessary, unprecedented pre-funding retiree health benefits, which is driving the Postal deficit.