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Watchdog Requests Investigation into Dem. Rep. Kurt Schrader for Violating Ethics Rules

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog organization, filed a complaint on Friday with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) requesting an investigation into Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) for allegedly violating House Ethics rules that prohibit members from using official taxpayer-funded resources for political purposes.

Rep. Kurt Schrader D-OR., accompanied by Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., speaks during a news conference, ahead of a House vote on a bill that would prevent Soring in training Tennessee Walking horses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Investigation Into Democrat Rep. Kurt Schrader’s Stock Transactions

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog organization, demanded an investigation into vulnerable Democrat and House Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Kurt Schrader’s (D-OR) stock transactions after he allegedly failed to adequately disclose up to tens of thousands of dollars in stocks violating federal law.

Rep. Kurt Schrader D-OR., accompanied by Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., speaks during a news conference, ahead of a House vote on a bill that would prevent Soring in training Tennessee Walking horses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Oregon to Lift Mask Requirement ‘No Later than’ March 31

Oregon officials plan to lift the state’s indoor mask requirement “no later than” March 31, 2022, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced on Monday, despite its recent decision to give the “temporary” indoor masking rule for schools “permanent” status.

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