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Rep. Chavez-DeRemer responds to Biden's SOTU

Newly elected Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer, who represents east Linn County in Congress, released the following statement after attending President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Feb. 7:

“President Biden’s State of the Union address was a mixed bag. I agree that certain policies, like the bipartisan infrastructure law, were necessary investments that will continue to pay off.

“But others ended up doing more harm than good – like the $1.9 trillion spending bill in early 2021 that sparked 40-year high inflation and the massive interest rate hikes we’re dealing with today....