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Thursday, November 19, 2020

US Rep. Earl Blumenauer's Effort to Save Oregon's -- and the Nation's -- Restaurants

A Message from US Rep. Earl Blumenauer:

Oregon wouldn’t be the same without independent restaurants. They contribute to vibrant neighborhoods, fuel our local economies by employing thousands of people, and support a diverse supply chain of producers.


At the beginning of the pandemic, I worked with local chefs and restaurateurs to write legislation that will save these restaurants and support the people whose livelihoods depend on them.


What started as a local effort is now a national movement. Last night, the New York Times Editorial Board published its strong support of my RESTAURANTS Act legislation.


If you haven’t already read the editorial, you can click here to read it.