Progressive Democrat proudly representing Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District.
We've seen businesses complain about finding workers. Well people want to work where wages are fair. They don’t want to work for $7.25/hour in what they feel is a dead-end job. It’s time to pay American workers fairly and raising the federal minimum wage is an important start!
The House has voted to #RaiseTheWage because we know that the current federal minimum wage isn't just a disgrace to workers—it doesn't make sense financially. Nowhere in this country can someone making $7.25/hour support a family without public assistance.
NEWS: I just introduced new legislation with @Ocasio20 @BernieSanders18 and that directs the president to declare a national climate emergency. We are in the midst of a climate emergency. It is time for the United States to act l #ClimateEmergencyNOWke it.
I've been waiting for this moment for 47 years. To preside during this debate is a true honor. #EndCannabisProhibition
The utter failure to protect the U.S. Capitol yesterday is unacceptable & infuriating. Videos of police opening gates, taking selfies, & allowing these domestic terrorists to walk free is beyond comprehension. We need a full & transparent investigation and severe consequences.
Seeing reports that a certain cabinet secretary is considering resigning ? If you are a member of Trump's cabinet, anything less than organizing to invoke the 25th Amendment is cowardice (and it's too late to save your soul and reputation).
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy should resign immediately, or the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors should fire his ass. #DontMessWithUSPS