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      Starting October 1, the health care marketplaces in Oregon and Washington established under the Affordable Care Act will open for enrollment. All this week KATU News will air a series of reports looking at the the Affordable Care Act and the state of health care in our country.

      Check back all week for the latest stories. We've also provdied a series of links you need to learn more about the marketplaces and talk to your lawmakers.

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      Watch KATU News and check back on KATU.com each day this week for more stories

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      Contact your members of Congress

      This week Obamacare is being debated in the context of a bill funding the U.S. government and a bill to raise the debt limit. You can use the following numbers and websites to contact your representatives in Congress and tell them how you think they should vote on these critical issues.

      Oregon

      Sen. Jeff Merkley
      (202) 224-3753 (DC Office)
      (503) 326-3386 (PDX Office)
      (503) 362-8102 (Salem Office)
      http://www.merkley.senate.gov/contact/

      Sen. Ron Wyden
      (202) 224-5244 (DC Office)
      (503) 326-7525 (PDX Office)
      (503) 589-4555 (Salem Office)
      http://www.wyden.senate.gov/contact/

      Rep. Earl Blumenauer
      (202) 225-4811 (DC)
      (503) 231-2300 (PDX)
      https://forms.house.gov/blumenauer/webforms/issue_subscribe.html

      Rep. Peter DeFazio
      (202) 225-6416 (DC)
      (541) 465-6732 (Eugene)
      https://forms.house.gov/defazio/IMA/contact.html

      Rep. Kurt Schrader
      (202) 225-5711 (DC)
      (503) 588-9100 (Salem)
      http://schrader.house.gov/contact/

      Rep. Greg Walden

      (202) 225-6730 (DC)
      (541) 776-4646 (Medford)
      (541) 389-4408 (Bend)
      (541) 624-2400 (La Grande)
      https://walden.house.gov/e-mail-greg

      Rep. Suzanne Bonamici
      (202) 225-0855 (DC)
      (503) 469-6010 (Beaverton)
      https://bonamici.house.gov/contact-me

      Washington

      Sen. Patty Murray
      (202) 224-2621 (DC)
      (360) 696-7797 (Vancouver)
      http://www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contactme

      Sen. Maria Cantwell
      (202) 224-3441 (DC)
      (360) 696-7838 (Vancouver)
      http://www.cantwell.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-maria

      Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler
      Phone: (202) 225-3536 (DC)
      (360) 695-6292 (Vancouver)
      http://herrerabeutler.house.gov/contact/

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