Earl (Earl) Blumenauer (D-03)

US Representative Earl Blumenauer

Earl (Earl) Blumenauer (D-03)
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Capitol: 202.225.4811
FAX: 202.225.8941
District: 503.231.2300
Room 1111 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3703
911 NE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232-4128
Residence:Portland, OR

Committee Assignments

RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Trade
Co-ChairCongressional Bike Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fitness Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Trails Caucus
Co-ChairPublic Broadcasting Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Neuroscience Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Quality Care Coalition
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Land Conservation Caucus
Co-ChairCannabis Caucus
Co-ChairInternational Water and Sanitation (WASH) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Bosnia
FC MemberCongressional Congenital Heart Defect Caucus
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional High-Performance Buildings Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Internet Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
FC MemberCongressional Urban Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberFriends of Norway
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Seniors
FC MemberCongressional Korea Caucus
FC MemberFlood Resilience Caucus
FC MemberAmerican Canadian Economy and Security Caucus (ACES)
FC MemberCongressional Primary Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bipartisan Rural Health Caucus
FC MemberElectrification Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Wild Salmon
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


A lifelong resident of Portland, Oregon, Congressman Earl Blumenauer is one of Oregon's innovative leaders. Raised in SE Portland, Earl attended Centennial High School. While still a college student at Lewis and Clark College, he led the campaign in Oregon to lower the voting age. He was a key player just two years later as one of the youngest legislators in Oregon's history in a landmark session for school funding, ethics reform and Oregon's groundbreaking land use laws. As a Multnomah County Commissioner and member of the Portland City Council, Earl's innovative accomplishments in transportation with light rail, bicycles and the street car, planning and environmental programs and public participation helped Portland earn an international reputation as one of America's most livable cities. Elected to the US House of Representatives in 1996, Earl has been a tireless advocate for the 3rd Congressional District. He's recognized for his creative, innovative policies and accomplishments, and also his political leadership in Oregon and nationwide. He tackles controversial issues and finds ways to break ideological and partisan gridlock with a unique approach to problem solving that brings people together. He is currently a member of the Ways and Means Committee, Ranking Member of the subcommittee on Trade and a member of the subcommittee on Health. Earl is also serving as a senior member on the Budget Committee. Earl has been a champion for rebuilding and renewing our nation's infrastructure, economic security for families, protection of public lands, stopping gun violence, ending the prohibition of marijuana, and criminal justice reform.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 1996    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Margaret Kirkpatrick   DOB: 8/16/1948
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