Congress http://ijpr.org en Congress Fails to Continue Extended Unemployment Benefits http://ijpr.org/post/congress-fails-continue-extended-unemployment-benefits <p></p><p>It is not a very Happy New Year for unemployed people, but it's even less happy for the long-term unemployed.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Because Congress recessed for the holiday season without extending unemployment payments, as it had in previous years.&nbsp; Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:25:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 5600 at http://ijpr.org Congress Fails to Continue Extended Unemployment Benefits Dennis Linthicum Challenges Oregon's Walden From The Right http://ijpr.org/post/dennis-linthicum-challenges-oregons-walden-right <p>Oregon U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-2nd District) is part of the Republican leadership in the House.</p><p></p><p>His job is getting fellow Republicans elected to house seats, and now he faces an intra-party challenge to his own.&nbsp; Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:19:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2005 at http://ijpr.org Dennis Linthicum Challenges Oregon's Walden From The Right Still Awaiting Congressional Attention: Immigration Reform http://ijpr.org/post/still-awaiting-congressional-attention-immigration-reform <p>The continuing deadlock in Congress leaves plenty of work unfinished.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Federal government shutdown and debt ceiling aside, there are still important pieces of legislation languishing--immigration reform among them.&nbsp; Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:37:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 1328 at http://ijpr.org Still Awaiting Congressional Attention: Immigration Reform VENTSday-Federal Shutdown + Health Exchanges Open http://ijpr.org/post/ventsday-federal-shutdown-health-exchanges-open <p>We do not schedule guests for Wednesday at 8:30, because that&#39;s the time for VENTSday, your chance to vent (politely, please) on a pair of topics in the news.&nbsp;</p><p>We bring the topics, you bring the opinions.&nbsp; It&#39;s VENTSday on The Jefferson Exchange. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:06:31 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 771 at http://ijpr.org VENTSday-Federal Shutdown + Health Exchanges Open VENTSday-Congress & Defunding Obamacare + "Clearcut Oregon" http://ijpr.org/post/ventsday-congress-defunding-obamacare-clearcut-oregon <p>We do not schedule guests for Wednesday at 8:30, because that's the time for VENTSday, your chance to vent (politely, please) on a pair of topics in the news.</p><p>We bring the topics, you bring the opinions. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:34:01 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 425 at http://ijpr.org VENTSday-Congress & Defunding Obamacare + "Clearcut Oregon"