Earl Blumenauer

Earl Blumenauer

Earl Blumenauer (born August 16, 1948) is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1996. He is a member of the ... More »Earl Blumenauer (born August 16, 1948) is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of Portland east of the Willamette River. He previously spent over 20 years as a public official representing the city. Blumenauer was born in Portland on August 16, 1948. In 1966, he graduated from Centennial High School on the eastside of Portland and then enrolled at Lewis & Clark College in the southwest part of the city. He majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark in 1970. Blumenauer completed his education in 1976 when he earned a Juris Doctor degree from the school's Northwestern School of Law (now Lewis & Clark Law School). Starting before law school in 1970 and continuing until 1977, he worked as an assistant to the president of Portland State University. In 1969-70, Blumenauer organized and led Oregon's "Go 19" campaign, an effort to lower... [ Wikipedia ]

Earl Blumenauer Wants Obama To Drop Marijuana From Dangerous Drug List

Rep. Earl Blumenauer speaks on Capitol Hill about the tax treatment of state-legal marijuana businesses, as anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist listens. | Michael McAuliff WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement officials moving to make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate in ...

Conservatives Fight Marijuana Taxation Despite “Giggle Factor”

2240, the Small Business Tax Equity Act, a little known bill introduced in June by Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures for marijuana sales conducted in compliance with state law. The bill, according to GovTrack.Us, has a 0% chance of ...

The Obama administration's pot politics problem

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, has been working to gather lawmaker signatures on a letter to Obama in support of reclassifying marijuana. The administration has previously indicated that it is unlikely to reclassify marijuana under a less stringent category of drugs. Frustration with ...

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Mark Kleiman Admits That Rescheduling Marijuana Would Have An Impact After All

Which brings us to the letter that Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and 17 other members of Congress sent the president last week. Blumenauer et al. argue that marijuana does not meet the criteria for Schedule I and urge Obama to “instruct Attorney General Holder to delist or ...

18 Members Of Congress Call On Obama To Drop Marijuana From 'Most Dangerous' Category

" On Wednesday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and 17 of his colleagues sent a letter to the president asking him to reconsider the way marijuana is categorized by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently, the DEA lists cannabis as a Schedule I substance, which the agency defines as ...

Should Obama to use his pen to make pot more legal?

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., questions a witness Tuesday at a House subcommittee hearing to examine the administration’s marijuana policy. (Cliff Owen, AP) “Deschedulize it” might not sound as good when set to a reggae beat, but Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., says it would be a ...

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Friday Talking Points Freedom From Job Lock |&nbspChris Weigant

Representative Earl Blumenauer from Oregon (starting at 30:55 of Part 2 of the video) at first tried to get Botticelli to admit that marijuana was less dangerous and less addictive than cocaine and methamphetamine (two drugs that federal law categorizes as being less dangerous). ...

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