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“Climate change isn’t just an environmental issue; it’s a technology, water, food, energy, population issue.” http://t.co/dGi0HtAv6Z
4/18
2014
National Healthcare Decision Day – an important reminder to discuss your medical wishes with loved ones #NHDD http://t.co/GC5lHBqx5j
4/16
2014
Mismanaged nuclear weapons are a danger! My REIN-IN Act would save billions & reduce weapons on 24 hour high alert. http://t.co/ti0OEc5WWS
4/15
2014
Congratulations to Beverly Cleary students for their hard work and thoughtful questions when producing these videos! http://t.co/71WBFIwWsW
4/9
2014
Protecting pollinators is integral to protecting our food supply, economy, and the health of the planet. http://t.co/jIXKrGwswE
4/8
2014
@uoforever Still a bit of longshot but odds are getting better every day(though it should be noted the AG already has both authority & a bipartisan group to work w/ him)Taking AG Holder up on his offer by extending an invitation to meet w/ those of us working on marijuana reform http://t.co/TTDUlteT9w
4/7
2014
Public has turned its back on failed drug policies of the past & is embracing reality-based solutions for the future http://t.co/3eibHnEVJWSenate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 to declassify information from the CIA torture report, important facts for the public to evaluate.
4/3
2014
Today’s SCOTUS McCutcheon decision increases the already disproportionate influence of wealthy interests, a blow to democracy
4/2
2014
Critical that public sees the facts so this dark chapter informs policy now, in the futures, & holds CIA accountable http://t.co/LE7zkhX2uh
4/1
2014
The US must meaningfully address climate change & adaption since consequences become much greater the longer we wait http://t.co/SDepNpMlFT
3/31
2014
As @RepPeterDeFazio and I discussed on the House floor yesterday, this is a national problem w/ real Oregon impacts http://t.co/QZs8KmAMSM
3/28
2014
Transcontinental railroad & interstate highway built America’s greatness. Congress must be bold, embrace that scale and vision again.
3/27
2014
Women should be free to make their own health care decisions, not have them limited by their employers or Supreme Court #NotMyBossBusiness
3/25
2014
My OpEd with @repblumenauer on why Congress must pass the Water for the World Act http://t.co/ugTUvOlAxo #WorldWaterDay
Retweeted by Earl Blumenauer
3/24
2014
Members of Congress should consider this for the people they love, & act to make it easier for everyone to prepare http://t.co/D5m66IX442
3/23
2014
The sun was out for @TulsiGabbard’s visit! Glad she had the opportunity to share her inspiring story in PDX today http://t.co/EwWIr4kAlk@SamanthaGladu Thanks so much for coming! @TulsiGabbard really appreciated the warm, Portland welcome.Karen Schilling, @multco and @WTS_Portland, receives accolades from Congressman Blumenauer http://t.co/tw4JikPFn3
Retweeted by Earl BlumenauerImportant discussions this morning w/ @TulsiGabbard PSU’s Women Veterans Outreach Action Team, & local women vets http://t.co/CkMf9DWwRt
3/21
2014
Talking food & ag at Grant HS today. Smart students & sustainability-focused curriculum gives hope for the future http://t.co/GVyH43fFwqI am hopeful that continued pressure will force Congress to act and reform the military justice system http://t.co/7WcbiTegAt
3/20
2014
Disappointing retreat on flood insurance. We can't continue encouraging development in risky, disaster-prone areas http://t.co/huFu0BNo8u
3/19
2014
Another small but significant victory... http://t.co/SXvPqgv9rn
3/15
2014
A permanent "Doc Fix" would reset the baseline like we did for AMT. The cuts will never happen and we should stop pretending they will.An alternative Medicare SGR solution: open rule w/ unlimited debate & amendments allowed. Even this congress could fix it.Spot on assessment by @bittman of self-inflicted California water crisis.Holds key for America’s water infrastructure http://t.co/AqNWbGzAdg
3/14
2014
Getting down to the serious business of moving transportation forward at the annual Streetcar Summit. @PDXStreetcar http://t.co/E52p3yPxcICommemorating #BrainWeek w/ @SfNtweets @dana_fdn –neuroscience research holds great potential for better understanding society & ourselvesProductive session with cannabis industry and hill staff about economic and political impact of marijuana reform http://t.co/xpqV6PDGTx
3/13
2014
Good outline of my REIN-IN Act to reduce nuclear spending, bring the defense budget in line with today’s challenges. http://t.co/pxBaVJedD2
3/12
2014
.@washingtonpost gets it right! Highway fund requires adequate, long-term & reliable funding, not one-time infusions http://t.co/Y6gI7XDhEVExciting to hear OR Republicans at the Dorchester Conference voted to endorse Oregon's Freedom to Marry Act. Equality has come a long way!
3/10
2014
Children are our most precious resource. Heading down to Salem to meet with & thank Oregon educators for all they do. http://t.co/jEbuEel32yMore evidence the DEA has difficulty understanding and prioritizing the real drug threat (hint: it's not marijuana) http://t.co/3DvK2KXuH0
3/7
2014
Appreciate Dr. Gupta investigating reality of med marijuana & people it benefits. Look forward to seeing his new doc http://t.co/pcZc8fdyBY
3/6
2014
Unlimited, anonymous money undermines our political process. Expanding participation could level the playing field http://t.co/82491XqKGc
3/5
2014
America’s counties add their voices in favor of long-term, stable transportation funding. http://t.co/1Dnmvmk49Y
3/4
2014
Heartbreaking example why govt must accept med marijuana reality, allow research to answer questions, help families http://t.co/evGwLhCDOk
3/3
2014
We should reduce spending on nuclear weapons more suited for the Cold War than the strategic challenges we face today http://t.co/lMQEA77xNp
3/1
2014
Today I announced the REIN-IN Act to reduce nuclear weapon spending by $100 billion http://t.co/GJNOlCAyJZFirst ever Distributed Wind Energy Assoc. Legislator of the Year. Let's continue to work creating American jobs! http://t.co/gVJ9xNTTtg
2/28
2014
The Garden Club of America's annual visit to DC, their message to Congress always a highlight for me http://t.co/P628DiFWEDFarm Bill took food from needy Oregonians, keeping lavish payouts for big agribusiness. Families need time to prepare http://t.co/Dl7L2QoTBr
2/26
2014
Toured Sabin last year, an excellent example of a community making a difference for pollinators http://t.co/YCSkzC4Fvb
2/25
2014
Top priority for the defense budget should be downsizing a nuclear arsenal more suited for the Cold War than for today’s security challengesLatest example of broken 280E provision. I have legislation to bring fundamental fairness to these small businesses http://t.co/olTf3PEsTg
2/24
2014
Meeting w students from 4 school teams, it's clear why PDX has won more Constitution Competitions than any other city http://t.co/xX5ie0hZM0Thanks to all those who contacted me in support of voting rights this week. Encouraging to see so many involved! http://t.co/2IRjwqjqet
2/22
2014
Always a pleasure to show off PDX icons: Streetcar, tram, & new pedestrian bridge. Thanks for visiting @DorisMatsui & Sacramento leadership!
2/21
2014
Working w/ @NovickOR @CleanEnrgyWorks on home seismic upgrade pilot project, helping prepare for the ”big one” http://t.co/GK5tCGjgp1
2/20
2014
Great exchange with students at Catlin Gabel today, on to Earl Boyles School in David Douglas District tomorrow. http://t.co/vp9K1Yv8Sp
2/19
2014
An important discussion @thewilsoncenter w @rajshah @jasonbnpr on increasing internat’l aid effectiveness through #publicprivatepartnerships
2/14
2014
Absurd that it’s easier to get medical marijuana than to do actual medical marijuana research. We need to fix this. http://t.co/cRgEr39Rvt
2/13
2014
@ladykitchenless @DrunkenGeeBee Thanks!You can count on my support for reforming the NSA and ending mass surveillance #thedaywefightbackProtecting our national treasures: @OPB pilots effort to create a public broadcasting archive at @LibraryCongress http://t.co/n4PxPdgpadEncouraging to see GOP leadership acknowledge harmful political theater of debt ceiling showdowns & move forward w/ a vote on a clean bill!
2/11
2014
Cold and starting to snow in PDX, some resources if you encounter people in need. Be safe out there! http://t.co/aN5A8jwfBv
2/6
2014
Some media outlets, like the Wall Street Journal, are egregiously misrepresenting the recent CBO report. http://t.co/jT5R80ax9yRevitalizing the Post Office and protecting low income families. An intriguing idea… http://t.co/4RG7edkXxp
2/5
2014
@TheComboBreaker Thanks!@SanhoTree Being honest is the only way we discourage kids from drug use.Dept Director of Drug Policy couldn't answer which is more dangerous: meth or marijuana. Is there any wonder kids don’t take them seriously?
2/4
2014
The @washingtonpost has it right, the President should veto the Farm Bill http://t.co/SgWp3r6iyrFor those who couldnt attend, catch my marijuana reform presentation w @LauralPorter on @OPB , PDX Comm Media, ION TV http://t.co/GpQfUuXZmKSee you soon! RT @roykaufmann Looking fwd to yr @pdxcityclub speech on reforming federal #marijuana policy today! Who's joining me?
1/31
2014
Reserve tickets for my @pdxcityclub presentation "Rethinking Federal Marijuana Policy" by noon today! http://t.co/FK28XqMiNe
1/29
2014
A first step to ensure hemp is treated as an agricultural commodity, not a drug. A bright spot in a bad Farm Bill.http://t.co/kVG6yQuTbHHR7 is dangerous to women's health, hurts families and small businesses. Let’s stop the attacks on women and their rights! #StopHR7
1/28
2014
Great opportunity for a teachable moment....inside the administration & in the real world, which is passing them by. http://t.co/gGqSUHvWaFKing amendment is reason enough to vote no on the Farm Bill. Unconscionable interference in state protections. http://t.co/ltKrPW3deSIt’s a simple equation: smart investment now leads to development and growth later. Viva la RAIL-volution! http://t.co/2psOrJ531J
1/27
2014
inspiring meeting w/PCC Board, staff and new President to review their national leadership in sustainability. We can all be proud of themI've cautioned excluding marijuana businesses from banking system invites abuse. Glad to see problem being addressed. http://t.co/2yk3QIiHqDEvery 8 seconds 1 more person joins the 1.6 million, over 22000 in OR, who've lost unemployment insurance. Congress must act! #1million600k
1/24
2014
Great to see young people with commitment and dedication to protecting our future! http://t.co/pu4mcpv5gq @enviroregon@AndrewBrainard Thanks! A bowtie will do that for you
1/23
2014
An inspiration to attend Planned Parenthood’s annual luncheon today and hear about the work done for reproductive health and freedom@baconbeer there is a form on my website https://t.co/IFHety9IbS or give my office a call 202-225-4811
1/22
2014
Proud to have support of @michaelcburgess @repblumenauer & @repMickMulvaney 4 my bill to make intel “black budgets” public
Retweeted by Earl BlumenauerAnnounced NSA reforms a small step in right direction, but more must be done by Obama & Congress on a system too big and intrusive to work.
1/17
2014
Missile officer discipline latest example of need to overhaul Cold War relic of costly, dangerous nuclear deterrent http://t.co/pzaM9CpvI6In the competition for most cynical and disgusting legislation of 2014, we have an early frontrunner #StopHR7 http://t.co/qNMvoQm7MQ
1/16
2014
Treating marijuana more like alcohol, rather than the current prohibition, would better protect our children http://t.co/O82MGKvTw0
1/15
2014
Encouraging White House meeting RE: progress w/ Iran. Congress should give diplomacy a chance & not interfere while agreement is finalized.
1/14
2014
today's Washington Post has key articles explaining need for our package of marijuana reforms: the Cuomo NY story & 2 in the Outlook section
1/12
2014
This is welcome analysis and why I am advancing a framework to reform marijuana policy. http://t.co/Wko0qjHYguCongratulations to Ray LaHood on his new assignment & for supporting a grown up conversation about highway funding. http://t.co/vxDyFnDZJz
1/9
2014
@samtesc There are a few bills, like this http://t.co/jMB7xJndsI and I've even introduced my own in the past http://t.co/Diu6A7Ytbu1,115 Oregonians a week will lose their unemployment insurance w/o an extension. Glad to see Senate take action, hopeful House will step up.
1/7
2014
Starting the New Year right with the confirmation of Janet Yellen, a steady and insightful head for the Federal Reserve.
1/6
2014
Congress should give commuters options, not penalize transit riders. My Commuter Parity Act would end this disparity http://t.co/aN5xVSY7Us
1/3
2014
@roykaufmann @BeauKilmer @MarkARKleiman Until our bill hr 2652 passes, part of comprehensive solution, this would be useful and welcome.
1/2
2013
Thomas Lauderdale & Von Trapp grandchildren leading singalong at his holiday party. Always a highlight http://t.co/EbVkSbWo1D
12/27
2013
Sweet! RT @BikeWalk Merry Christmas from Congressgingerbreadman @repblumenauer http://t.co/7nWD9j0dXJ
12/24
2013
This is why I’ve supported more aggressive inspections and greater scrutiny of the safety and quality of our food: http://t.co/oU7G4I2OoSCongratulations to my brand new Oregon State Representative Barbara Smith Warner!
12/19
2013
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