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Top Political News - December 19, 2014
  • Kitzhaber taps Lynne Saxton to head troubled Oregon Health Authority
  • Oregon says health care reform soon realizes it won't fix state's addiction treatment
  • U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said, ranchers gain 'big wins' in fed budget
  • Bill to raise Oregon minimum wage has Democratic support
  • DMV: Oregon faces federal deadline on license security
  • FedEx, others say West Coast port labor dispute causes Christmas congestion
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  • Grocery chain Haggen plans massive expansion from 18 to 164 stores, hiring thousands
  • Opposition to labor’s “ambush election” rule
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  • Group challenges Plum Creek Timberlands 'green' label because of Oregon citations
  • Officials give Walden update on Kingsley
  • Paralyzed snowboarder can sue Mt. Bachelor, Supreme Court rules
  • Poor economies mean relatively more public employees
  • Anti-transit bill could head to Washington County vote
  • New courthouse: Multnomah County officials choose top site and a backup
  • Portland may require commercial building owners to report energy usage
  • Uber agrees to leave Portland for three months


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  • New documents show why first lady Cylvia Hayes is subject to Oregon's ethics laws
  • President Obama grants clemency to 2 Oregonians, 18 others
  • Sage grouse protections blocked but Interior Secretary Sally Jewell sees action in 2015
  • Sen. Richard Devlin Takes Issue with Gov. John Kitzhaber's Budget
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  • Coal exports: Oregon allows Wyoming, Montana to participate in Columbia River terminal appeal
  • Court upholds Clatsop County ruling rejecting Oregon LNG pipeline
  • Critic seen as land-use lightning rod
  • Judge blocks logging in Eastern Baker County
  • Kitzhaber crisis week forecasts ugly 2015
  • Legislature may change marijuana measure
  • Work remains to help incomes keep pace with job growth: Editorial Agenda 2014
  • You Paid For It: Tilikum Crossing over the Willamette
  • Can the Fire Department bill for services
  • K Falls Pacific Power differ on terms of use
  • Portland Street Fund: More changes coming: considering ditching income tax
  • Steve Buel Draws Criticism over Comment at Portland School Board Meeting
  • Union Pacific seeks more track in Mosier

  • December 17, 2014
  • 'Gas-guzzling' PERS drains effectiveness of our tax dollars
  • Congress could withhold money from states with legal pot
  • Oregon certifies recount results: GMO labels lost
  • State makes $4 million available for nonhighway projects
  • Beyond bikes, streetcars and marijuana, Blumenauer chalks up a win on water
  • Cylvia Hayes records: Interesting documents released by Kitzhaber's office
  • Study shows economy's strengths and fault lines
  • David Sarasohn: Oregon engaging voters in the absence of a top-two primary
  • Hanford Nuclear Reservation storage tanks pose risk, GAO says
  • Wyden's drive to protect privacy is smart -- and on-time: Editorial
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