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Top Political News - April 20, 2015
  • Collins, Wyden Offer Bill to Authorize Trade Adjustment Assistance
  • With more hires to come, only one staffer works on fuel standard
  • Teens flocking to e-cigs — Federal data show sharp increase in use of devices
  • Bill would require hospitals to identify and assist unpaid family caregivers
  • Senate bill tabled after Medford officials object
  • Steve Duin: Addiction, jail beds and the limits of damage control
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  • Sen. Wyden explains trade bill
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  • 168 Deschutes public employees make $100K-plus
  • Fate of Washington Park reservoirs heads to council
  • AT&T dealt blow on cell tower plan
  • Portland's building boom leads development bureau to request 33 new jobs
  • Some hotels in Seaside resist tsunami awareness initiative
  • Opt-out’ campaign gaining strength — Resistance to Common Core tests is growing in much of the country


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  • Legislature kills bills that would have offered new protections to ski industry — Oregon ski resorts looking for new ways to avoid lawsuits
  • Minimum wage proposals could affect Central Oregon
  • State approves project to home brew beer using recycled wastewater
  • Central Point considers new fees for parks, school police
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  • Kate Brown delivers 'wake up call' in first State of the State address
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  • Activist group files ballot measure for $15 minimum wage
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  • Governments and property owners at odds over Legislature's role in Stafford land use saga
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