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U.S. Capitol Building at Twighlight
April 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) participated in a House Natural Resources Committee Republican Virtual Forum focused on the impact of President Biden's energy and industry killing Executive Orders.

SOS for Seedlings Act
April 16, 2021

Legislation focuses on seedling shortage and reforestation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) introduced his first piece of legislation as a Member of Congress.

Capitol dome against blue sky
April 14, 2021


The initial $28 million will provide immediate aid, as available water falls far short of need

Bentz on phone at desk
April 13, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-OR-2), today released the following statement after meeting with U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland about the dire water year the Klamath Basin will face, and the emergency resources needed to provide the community relief:

April 8, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) led on a congressional letter, signed by 9 House Republicans, urging the U.S. Department of Interior to immediately implement a federal rule previously published on January 15, 2021, revising the designation of the critical habitat of the Northern Spotted Owl (NSO).

Bentz Speaks to Vietnam War Veterans Day Crowd
April 7, 2021

In his first trip back to Oregon since being sworn in early this year, U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, came to speak at the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch north of Bend in honor of Vietnam War Veterans Day.

Dozens of veterans, their friends and families gathered Monday at the ranch, which supports veterans by offering peer support and agriculture-related therapy.

Bentz Meeting with FEMA
April 1, 2021

Jackson County, OR — Following a visit to the FEMA temporary housing site in White City on Friday, U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz (R - Oregon) confirmed the Biden Administration is receptive to supplying more funding for the Almeda Fire recovery efforts.

Bentz presents American Flag to veteran Kristin Gyford
March 29, 2021

During a visit to Bend on Monday, Rep. Cliff Bentz presented a certificate and U.S. Capitol flag to Kristin Gyford, an Air Force veteran and licensed clinical social worker who received a Women Veteran Trailblazers award from the VA.

The awards recognize veteran women who continue to serve other veterans in their community.

Farm Workforce Modernization Act
March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) voted in favor of H.R. 1603 – the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, which passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support 247-174. The bill goes to the U.S.