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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...days. But scores of other amendments were blocked from consideration by GOP leaders, including a proposal by Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., to raise the gas tax, and another by Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., to tax profits U.S. corporations...
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Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...would result in bureaucrats deciding whether sick people get to live. The language, modeled after a bill by Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, was ultimately removed.Blumenauer said Wednesday the nation now seems to have come to a consensus...
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Dems vow to obstruct ANWR drilling

...Voting no were Washington Democrats Brian Baird, Jay Inslee, Jim McDermott and Adam Smith, and Oregon Democrats Earl Blumenauer and David Wu. Dicks said in a news release that the bill includes money for conversion of Trident submarines at Puget...
'Death panels' myth refuses to die

...controversial provisions from their proposed legislation. Fortunately the measure survived in House legislation. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat who sponsored the provision, says the controversy actually may have helped keep the measure...
Dismantle it, piece by piece

...this will bury small businesses in an avalanche of paperwork. Repeal is the only option. Revoke regulations: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., sponsored a provision in the health law to pay doctors to counsel Medicare patients about options for...
Palin stands by debunked 'death panel' claim a similar measure in the Senate, said it was "nuts" to claim the bill encourages euthanasia. And Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., who authored the provision on end-of-life counseling, said he is astounded that Palin has not tempered...
Pollster says ANWR survey results misstated by group, congressman

...about (how) 70 percent of the American public opposes drilling here, as advocated by Gov. Bush," said Rep. Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat. "I find even more interesting that Alaskans, who would stand to benefit from the oil drilling...
Lawmakers fight Kensington plan

...the federal Clean Water Act. U.S. Representatives who backed Kensington suit Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y. Rush Holt, D-N.J. Mike Honda, D-Calif...
Northwest Digest reached this week, Oregon lawmakers said. Four Oregon House members - Republican Greg Walden and Democrats Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Darlene Hooley - said Thursday they had secured the one-year extension as part of an emergency...


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