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11.29.18: Brown's budget focus: Schools, schools, schools; Lawmakers: Brown's budget plan leans on taxes, invests in needs; A Dozen Sobering Numbers For Oregon in the New Federal Report on Climate Change

Thursday, November 29, 2018


Oregon Political News

Kate Brown pitches $23.6 billion budget plan  

Brown's budget focus: Schools, schools, schools 

Lawmakers: Brown's budget plan leans on taxes, invests in needs 

Governor’s 2019-21 Budget: Better Stock Up On Smokes Now, Because Cigarettes Are Going to Get a Lot More Expensive

A Dozen Sobering Numbers For Oregon in the New Federal Report on Climate Change

Gov. Brown's budget targets education, health 

Oregon Election News

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News from the Regions


Dutch Bros gives its fire-battered neighbors a hefty hand

The Latest: Sheriff: 88 killed, 203 still missing after fire

American Airlines hosts largest relief effort in company’s history for Californians displaced by wildfires

Portland Area

Portland City Council weakens tax on big trucks, defying pledge to voters

City opens up about jarring Portland Marathon false start

Portland hospitals open the doors on their first affordable apartment complex (photos)

Freeway project opponents want more public comment

Suit filed against homeless Navigation Center

Northern Oregon Coast

What to do if you find a sea turtle stranded on the Oregon Coast

House passes bill to save Newport Coast Guard air station

Central/Eastern Oregon

Columbia River bridge won't open until spring, summer

Umatilla County approves more than $17K to help AOC

Governor recommends $13 million for BMCC project

Albany/Corvallis Area

Philomath issues water contamination warning; asks residents to boil drinking water

Commissioners to revoke music festival permit

Albany: Mediation continues in contract talks

Housing group works on redefinition

Eugene Area

Eugene extends land swap deadline

Eugene police aspire to be a 21st century partner

County sets overnight curfew for lot in downtown Eugene

Roseburg Area

Town hall Thursday on Douglas County's RV park plans

More seismic improvements slated as Green Elementary project wraps up after delays

Southern Oregon Coast

First Community Credit Union hosts groundbreaking ceremony; discusses plans on expansion

Governor Kate Brown recommends funding the Port of Coos Bay to widen channel

International News

Senate defies Trump, showing anger with Saudis for Khashoggi

US airstrike reportedly kills dozens of Afghan civilians

Senate advances Yemen resolution in rebuke to Trump

National News

Older drivers take ‘concerning’ number of drugs yet still drive, AAA study says

Merkley wants to phase out all gas vehicles

Report: Climate Change Is Already Bringing Problems To Northwest — And It Will Get Worse

Veterans Affairs Dept says it won't reimburse vets who were underpaid GI Bill benefit payments: report

Trump administration finalizing bump stock ban

Trump on sharing photo of Rosenstein behind bars: 'He should have never picked a special counsel'

Ford cuts shifts at factories in Kentucky and Michigan, but keeps jobs

National Opinion

Opinion: Manafort’s implosion is a big deal

Business News

Ag employers seek relief from large H-2A wage increases

Patagonia gives GOP tax windfall to environmental groups

Stocks soar after Fed chair hints at fewer rate hikes


Portland Area

Opinion: The prison reform bill’s time is now

Opinion: Taxing e-cigarettes may do more harm than good

Opinion: Looking to Finland to improve Oregon’s schools

Murmurs: State Rules Tribe May Build Fishing Platform at Willamette Falls

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Round-Up leadership takes all kinds

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: State fails to follow reporting laws in child deaths

Eugene Area

Endure traffic while ODOT adapts

Klamath Falls Area

H&N View: Add some salt to area roads this winter


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