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Top Political News - December 15, 2018
  • Oregon House Speaker proposes to abolish single-family zoning
  • Dispute between Wyden And Walden threatens wildfire and wilderness bills
  • 11 months, 22 ethicists violations, state panel has yet to fine her
  • What the Oregon senators are saying about the Obama health-care ruling
  • Oregon lawmakers get a taste of possible tax hikes in 2019
  • Editorial: Legislature should pass Kaylee's law
  • Oregon Business News
  • Who's in the Portland Marathon bidding, take two
  • Oregon construction, manufacturing, payroll all up
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  • Change in Oregon DNA's law could free wrongly convicted defendants, legislators told
  • Merkley back in Texas demanding access to immigration camps
  • Oregon CIO Terrence Woods discusses state's top priorities
  • SCINT team possibly ending in Coos County
  • Baker City's revenue from its ambulance service rebounding
  • Eagle Point bond talks ongoing
  • Editorial: Portland's a big city now. It's time our City Council caught up
  • Portland police chief: sluggish public records must be fixed
  • Portland's mayor wants more resources focused on affordable housing crisis
  • Not making the grade — Eagle Point's proficiency grading system
  • Oregon lawmakers eye more than $3.5 billion in school improvements


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    December 14, 2018
  • Baertschiger is Senate Republican Leader, Winters steps down
  • BOLI execs struggle to explain last-minute act on major Oregon pay law
  • Rep. Schrader continues to oppose Pelosi's house speaker bid
  • Oregon lawmakers mull big changes to death penalty — no election required
  • Editorial: BOLI botches pay equity implementation
  • Editorial: Gun lock proposal misses the mark
  • Courtney, Boquist spar over claims of hostility, disrespect
  • Federal judge orders stronger cold water-fish protection in Oregon rivers
  • Oregon business victims of national hoax bomb threats
  • Police chiefs have concerns as state mandates new data collection
  • Report: Many changes needed to prevent sexual harassment at Oregon Capitol
  • Secretary of State Richardson gives update on his health
  • Cannon Beach, Seaside wrestle with the topic of food carts
  • Ontario officials tackle effort to restore homeless shelter
  • Portland-area officials seek to fill $3.25M gap in metro housing bond
  • Student mental evaluation may be required annually

  • December 13, 2018
  • After high drama, Portland school board votes for police agreement
  • Lawmakers: Why did BOLI drag its feet on pay rules?
  • Oregon bills seek nation's toughest dairy regulations
  • Oregon's Public Defense System 'Is Not Constitutional' Report Finds
  • A Vancouver Park Draws Protest Over Proposed 'Lynch' Name
  • City won't legalize vacation rentals, but does it matter?
  • Commission: Infill report mostly good news
  • Congress passes bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon
  • Farm Bill Contains Familiar Fight Over Wildfire Management
  • Lawsuit Says Oregon's Restrictions on Vape Packaging Violate Free Speech Protections
  • Legislature to weigh statewide plastic bag tax, straw ban
  • Oregon to test newly designed driver's licenses this month
  • Oregon's Unique Bike Tax Is Pulling In Far Less Than Expected
  • Portland Burgerville Becomes the Third to Form a Union
  • Portland Is Poised to Spend Tourist Dollars to House the Homeless
  • Senate leader, lawmaker at loggerheads over pay equity documents
  • Union child care workers big winners as talks produce double-digit raise
  • Water Bureau to build new pipe deep below Willamette, current pipes could fail in quake
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