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Top Political News - June 17, 2019
  • SCOTUS refers Oregon same-sex wedding case back to state courts
  • Oregon lawmakers again fail to limit campaign spending
  • Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon
  • Lawmakers call for more resources as the wildfire season begins anew
  • New mandate: Officials must notify the public of child's death sooner
  • Oregon House GOP blasts Democrats for rejecting bills
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  • Timber truck convoy rocks State Capitol - oppose Carbon Tax
  • Editorial: Initiative bill smacks of voter suppression
  • Opinion: Public records requests are not a side chore
  • Oregon minimum wage jumps July 1
  • Family says DHS 'stripped' mom and daughter of their rights in cancer battle
  • Report: Cash would flow into Oregon from gas pipeline project
  • SW corridor project: a net negative for the environment
  • Deschutes Co health inspection fees poised to increase by 8.5%
  • Hanford could be resting place for vessel's nuclear reactors
  • VA on a Mission to improve veteran access to private care
  • Neighborhood raised $70K for appeal to allow more housing in 1-family zones
  • Portland Council to vote on controversial tenant reforms Wednesday
  • Planning underway for 2020 Olympic trials in new $195M Hayward Field

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    June 16, 2019
  • Oregon courts no longer would ask defendants' immigration status
  • Expanded family leave law would give more workers right to paid time off
  • Fire season starts Monday in Northeast Oregon
  • Oregon Senate OKs offering nurse home visits for newborns
  • Portland developer asking lawmakers for a new rental tax break
  • Editorial: Oregon should not rush into big healthcare change
  • Utility may shut off power to avoid wildfires
  • Wildlife officials kill black bear, reminds public not to feed wildlife
  • 'Impeach Trump' rally in downtown Portland draws small crowd
  • 3 people die in crashes hours after Portland celebrates traffic safety plan
  • Editorial: Bend shouldn't try to tax its way to more housing
  • Local hearing on B2H line nears
  • Oregon city stops jailing poor who can't pay court debts
  • Pendleton to commission impact study for UAS range
  • Wyden addresses election, wildfires at Prineville town hall
  • Losing Latham: South Lane will close elementary school after 166 years
  • OSU launches largest, most comprehensive hemp research center in US

  • June 15, 2019
  • Dems back off campaign contribution limits — For now
  • Bills await governor's signature
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  • $2 per pack tobacco tax? Up to the voters
  • Editorial: Democrats stack the deck against ballot measure
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  • Opinion : Cap-and-trade bill will cost local jobs
  • Public employees need to take on their share of PERS reform — Editorial
  • Boles, Mitts, Chambers are SD10 finalists
  • New Oregon watercraft permit causing confusion
  • Oregon lawmakers to create an equity office to curb harassment
  • Paid family leave bill tries to avoid political tug of war in Legislature
  • Sprenger not expected to seek re-election
  • Astoria delves into housing study
  • Christmas tree checkoff supporters prevail in referendum
  • Judge: Portland candidates have to identify funders
  • Officials start removing barrels labeled Agent Orange from Wallowa Lake
  • State approves 7.1% tuition increase for UO next year
  • Multnomah judge sentences former Disney VP to 6yrs for child sex abuse
  • Umatilla prison super under investigation
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