Our view: Solid cooperation produced important legislation – Editorials

Lawmakers crafted measures beneficial to our region.

While Republican U.S. senators and representatives returned home forlorn last week for the long August congressional recess after failure to repeal or replace Obamacare, our region’s congressional delegation chalked up a big bipartisan win for fishermen. And despite a pervading air of dysfunction in Congress, there is solid cooperation between the parties in support of several other important legislative proposals aimed at issues, ranging from improving rural cellphone service to curing the widespread national shortage of affordable housing.

Source: Our view: Solid cooperation produced important legislation – Editorials – The Daily Astorian