The bipartisan Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR2646, introduced in June by Rep. Tim Murphy and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, has come under attack. The purpose of the legislation is to resolve a number of problems within our mental health care system, particularly for the treatment of America's seriously mentally ill. The measures within this legislation would effectively improve treatment and outcomes for those with severe brain diseases ultimately resulting in a significant reduction in homelessness and incarcerations.
Watching football has become a part of America's Thanksgiving tradition as much as turkey dinner. This year, the NFL is scheduled to televise three games…
A local man is embarking on a massive effort to bring attention to a disease that, to be blunt, does not often stand in the limelight.
It is the rare pet owner who purposefully sets out to harm his or her animal.
On July 9, Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) appealed to congress, "Let's no longer turn a blind eye and instead help those who need it the most."
Thanks to the record-breaking stretch of unseasonably warm weather, it seems like summer has been underway in the Pacific Northwest for quite some time.
Lac-Megantic oil train disaster remembered This week marks the anniversary of the tragic oil train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Quebec that killed 47 people on July 6, 2013.
GMA justifies politicians' self-seeking agendas In case you didn't stay for the vote on the Green Mountain PRD, the Camas Planning Commissioners could care less about what their public had to say.
Over time, debate about when and if personal-use fireworks should be legal has become a polarizing issue.