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1.30.19: Oregon Legislature 2019: Health care bills are rolling in; OHA says it recovered $42 million in overpayments; Republicans say cap and trade bill is being kept in the dark

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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Oregon Political News

Commuter rail to Salem? Lawmaker introduces bill to start conversation  

Oregon prepares for next federal government shutdown  

Oregon Green New Deal movement emerges

Oregon Legislature 2019: Health care bills are rolling in

OHA says it recovered $42 million in overpayments

Republicans say cap and trade bill is being kept in the dark 

Ethics Commission: Lindsey faces conflict of interest issues 

Legislature considers permanent ban on offshore drilling 

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – 123 days until the start of fire season

PG&E files for bankruptcy amid wildfire lawsuits

Central/Eastern Oregon

Former Interior Secretary Zinke renewed 10-year grazing permit for Hammond Ranches

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs seeks damages from opioid makers

Pendleton Whisky Music Fest donates $15,000 for Fourth of July show

Local economy scores with AAU tournament

Umatilla National Forest 'assessing priorities' after shut down

Albany/Corvallis Area

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

Courthouse bond of up to $158 million set to advance to May ballot

Medford Area

Local officials at red alert

Klamath Falls Area

Scaled-back Klamath groundwater regulation debated

Shutdown damage will persist for parks, forests

Get free tax help at Klamath County libraries

Southern Oregon Coast

Local groups prepare for giveaway, annual homelessness count

National News

Trump confidant Roger Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe

Pelosi puts tight grip on talk of Trump impeachment

Dems reintroduce bill to prevent nuclear first strike without congressional approval

National Opinion

Brooks | Kindness is a skill

National Election News

Howard Schultz's media blitz has brought out the 'Howard Schultz is really cheap' memories

Garcetti won't run for president

Business News

Intel plans $11 billion Israeli factory; Oregon announcement imminent

Environment/Energy News

Rate decrease coming from Pacific Power

Ag / Natural Resource News

Abundant rainfall boosts California’s water outlook

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: Hear your students, PPS board, and rescind agreement with police

Central/Eastern Oregon

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

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Outbreak of measles was preventable

Editorial: Legislature again faces PERS issues

Eugene Area

Fahey: Lawmakers focus on access, affordability

Bruni: The Loneliness of the Moderate Democrat

Roseburg Area

Editorial: Short-term government funding is just a start

A manufactured impasse at the Umpqua National Forest

Klamath Falls Area

H&N View: Better graduation rates just the beginning

KU has made great strides

Hoopa Valley Tribe wins lawsuit against feds

Southern Oregon Coast

H&N View: Better graduation rates just the beginning

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