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NW Representation

Wyden, Walden, Bipartisan House and Senate Committee Leaders Urge HHS to Disperse COVID-19 Relief Funds to Medicaid Providers

Washington, D.C. – The Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Committees of jurisdiction over the Medicaid program wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar today expressing concern over prolonged delays in disbursing funds […]

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NW Representation

Wyden, Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Garnishment of Relief Payments

Washington, DC – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said today he has introduced a bipartisan bill that would protect recovery payments provided in the recent CARES Act pandemic response legislation from garnishment by private debt collectors. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime economic crisis. […]

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NW Representation

Walden COVID-19 Update 5/20

The latest on the coronavirus: The situation is rapidly changing, but I wanted to share the latest information and news on the outbreak and relief efforts. Expanding U.S.-Based Pharmaceutical Manufacturing The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is partnering […]

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Oregon

State Provides $8.5 Million for Rent Relief

SALEM, OR – The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has left many Oregon families without resources to pay rent, buy food, make utility payments, and provide other necessities. OHCS’ COVID-19 Rent Relief Program provides much […]