Now is the time to let U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader know what you think. You can do that at

Here is what I wrote him:

Dear Rep. Schrader,

I am writing to beseech you to adamantly support the Infrastructure Reconciliation Bill, especially as it pertains to our degrading environment and the impacts of climate change. Please put the people, especially our children, before the interest of big pharmaceuticals, big fossil fuels and big timber.

Future generations are in your hands; please protect them.

Dorothy Stern-Kucha

Depoe Bay

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