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Oregon US Senate

Qualifications: The Constitution requires that a Senator must be a US citizen for at least nine years when elected to the Senate, be at least 30 years of age and be a resident of the state that the Senator represents.Term: 6 yearsSalary: $174,000 Duties: Each state has two US Senators. Under Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, the Senate and House have equal responsibility for many issues such as: collecting taxes, borrowing money, minting currency, regulating commerce, establishing post offices, maintaining armed forces, declaring war and for making “all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the…powers vested by this Constitution…” However, there are certain powers which the Constitution gives to the Senate alone. Under Article II, the Senate has sole authority to confirm presidential nominationsSource: Congressional Research Service Rev. 1/2018

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As a result of your experience with COVID-19, what changes would you like to see in the national health care system?

What changes, if any, to immigration law would you want to pursue? Why?

What should be the federal priorities for managing the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis?

Como resultado de su experiencia con la COVID-19, ¿qué cambios le gustaría ver en el sistema nacional de atención de salud?

¿Qué cambios, si hubiera alguno, a la ley de inmigración le gustaría conseguir? ¿Por qué?

¿Cuáles deberían ser las prioridades federales para gestionar los impactos económicos de la crisis de la COVID-19?