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1.29.19: Oregon bill targets jobless benefits with eye on next federal shutdown; 'Noisy few weeks' forecast on cap and trade bill; Bill would support federal workers in Oregon

Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Oregon Political News

Oregon bill targets jobless benefits with eye on next federal shutdown  

'Noisy few weeks' forecast on cap and trade bill

Bill would support federal workers in Oregon

5 education challenges for the 2019 Legislature

Oregon Election News

Starnes continues crusade for campaign finance reform

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – 124 days until the start of fire season

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $11.4B

Portland Area

Student business ideas to save the environment

PPS approves $300K plan to redraw school attendance maps

Central/Eastern Oregon

Umatilla County seeks utility rescue vehicle

Albany/Corvallis Area

City opts out of market analysis contract

Mid-Valley InBusiness: Boosting entrepreneurs statewide

Eugene Area

A glimpse of Eugene-Springfield after the Cascadia earthquake

Paychecks, seasonal hiring top priorities for reopened federal agencies in Lane County

Mistrial declared in LCC board member case

Medford Area

Jackson County pens letter opposing pipeline

Klamath Falls Area

Hoopa Valley Tribe wins lawsuit against feds

Southern Oregon Coast

Commercial crabbing season opens Friday on southern Oregon Coast, but with an added restriction

Angel Flight West helps local veteran attend faraway medical appointment

No decision yet on Bandon Beach Hotel

International News

The Memo: Divisions linger in Trump World over ‘emergency’ gambit

National News

Robert Mueller’s Russia probe ‘close to being completed,’ acting AG Matthew Whitaker says

Microsoft’s $500 million housing pledge to Seattle viewed with enthusiasm, caution

CBO puts ill effects of government shutdown on US economy at $3 billion

National Opinion

Opinion: Trump is down and not getting back up

Opinion: The intellectual shutdown on the right

National Election News

Democrats warn ex-Starbucks CEO against making 2020 run as an independent

Business News

Elective hip and knee replacements are rising, as are costs, Regence finds

Environment/Energy News

Temporary rules restrict Oregon solar development

Ag / Natural Resource News

Dairy economists: Not a lot to be optimistic about


Portland Area

Opinion: Lawmakers must consider our entire education system to increase opportunities for Oregonians

Salem Area

2 views on Democrat supermajority at Legislature

Shortage of restraint from Democratic supermajority

Ensuring everyone has access to the best Oregon has

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | The danger of measles is too easy to forget

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Legislators rush to file records bills

Think Too Much: Crisis line offers help via texting

On the loose in Salem at State Lands Board

Eugene Area

Grad rate gains are nice to see

Are we willing to make shelter a success?

Medford Area

Second Erickson helicopter crashes


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