News and Opinion

11.27.18: Oregon budget officials predict $623 million shortfall; Lawmakers to question state officials, mull stricter rules for disclosing Oregon child deaths; Redistricting changes may go to voters in 2020

Tuesday, November 27, 2018


Oregon Political News

Oregon budget officials predict $623 million shortfall  

Lawmakers to question state officials, mull stricter rules for disclosing Oregon child deaths

PERS Q&A: Do judges who rule on PERS cases have a conflict of interest?

Oregon abortion laws bring in out-of-state residents

Demand for nurses in Oregon continues to rise, even as hospitals use contract labor

Regulators recommend for California winery to lose licenses

Oregon Election News

Redistricting changes may go to voters in 2020

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Portland Area

Oregon City voters put parks at top of official agenda

TriMet announces bus service improvements

Portland’s E-Scooters Didn’t Squelch Bike Share Use. In Fact, They Might Have Helped.

Portland Protesters Urge United States To Accept Central American Refugees Waiting At the Border

Salem Area

Willis wins Marion County commissioner seat

Central/Eastern Oregon

Trump administration allows tribal housing at The Dalles to resume

Harvesting the power of pennies

Round-Up stockholders raise voices over director qualifications

Ed foundation disburses grants in Pendleton

Albany/Corvallis Area

Small businesses strike back at Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Freres builds for the future with new mass plywood panels

Eugene Area

Project underway in Lane County to keep ex-criminals housed, crime-free

UO plans to move the Collier House, making way for large classroom building

New Eugene therapy center tackles children’s feeling through art

Roseburg Area

Despite rain, county remains in drought

Medford Area

Country Crossings canceled; vendors still unpaid

Bearnson avoids council recount

Butte Creek Mill rebuild is on target

Southern Oregon Coast

Coos Bay School District purchases two vehicles to increase student attendance

International News

GM workers at Canadian plant walk off in protest after company announces cuts

National News

Trump attacks looming Mueller report after an ally predicts it will be ’devastating'

Nancy Pelosi leadership bid hits rough waters despite Democratic victories

Trump makes final push for Hyde-Smith

GM draws Washington’s anger with new layoffs

Gallup: 60 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance

Trump administration looks to give private Medicare plans negotiating power on drugs

Watchdog clears Zinke of wrongdoing in redrawing of Utah monument boundaries

National Opinion

Opinion: Build the wall, Congress -- and save the dreamers

Column: The time is now for Congress to act on net neutrality 

Environment/Energy News

Potential settlement reached in Oregon farmer’s Clean Water Act lawsuit 


Portland Area

Opinion: It’s time to set the table for firearm safety 

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Time to get real about marijuana

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: DeFazio works toward deal on infrastructure

Eugene Area

Eugene isn’t Oregon’s most hateful city 

Medford Area

State mismanagement hurts patients

Fire and smoke: our rivers at risk


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