Legislators applaud House passage of legislation to permanently save Newport Air Station

uscg-logoHouse Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) applauded the House passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, legislation that would keep the Newport air facility open indefinitely. Due to budget cuts, the Coast Guard threatened in 2014 to close the Newport air facility– which handles half of the emergency response calls on the Central Oregon Coast. Read the rest here 14:59

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