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11.6.19: Urban League CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson Forms Political Action Committee to Run For State Senate Seat; On Portland-area measures, voters overwhelmingly say yes; Scientists declare climate emergency

Wednesday, November 06, 2019


Oregon Political News

Urban League CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson Forms Political Action Committee to Run For State Senate Seat

On Portland-area measures, voters overwhelmingly say yes

Scientists declare climate emergency

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions


Portland Area

Voters approve $475 million Metro bond for unspecified greenspace, parks improvements

School measures for teachers, construction win big in West-Linn Wilsonville, other Oregon districts

Portland voters approve spending ratepayer money in water system aid to other cities

Portland voters approve adding Bull Run watershed land protections to city charter

Portland Public Schools voters say yes to tax that funds 1 in 3 teachers

SW light-rail plan: Neither shorter, nor skinnier

Multnomah County District Attorney hopefuls vie for votes

Workers at OHSU are pushing to unionize as existing unions complain about the university's labor practices

Salem Area

Falls City school voters approving levy

Central/Eastern Oregon

Sen. Hansell files for re-election

Albany/Corvallis Area

OSU OKs $277M in construction spending for 7 projects

Lebanon Fire District bond holds narrow lead

Witness: counties' timber harvest shorted 3.1 billion board feet

Eugene Area

Scott Chambers loses battle with cancer, dies at 59

Eugene voters approve cap on public safety tax rates

Roseburg Area

If money isn't raised, Winchester stream gauge operation to end Nov. 30

Tenmile Fire District voters approve tax for paramedic, while Reedsport voters reject utility hikes

Community survey shows Roseburg school board what voters want

Medford Area

911 measure is passing, early results show

Land feuds have long history in Southern Oregon

Klamath Falls Area

Cascadia call-to-action: Klamath could help I-5 corridor post-earthquake

Oregon Tech approved for Doctor of Physical Therapy program

Southern Oregon Coast

Low turnout for Election Day so far

Coquille City Council split on giving tenants longer notice

National News

Oregon dairyman joins panel to testify on state of organic agriculture

White House and Pelosi part ways on relief for drug prices

Washington affirmative action referendum losing in early returns

Trump/Ukraine News

Sondland changes quid pro quo story

White House dismisses impeachment transcripts: Trump 'has done nothing wrong'

Rand Paul says he 'probably will' disclose whistleblower's name

National Election News/Opinion

Voters in US states decide on sanctuary city, sports betting

Democrats score suburban wins in warning sign for GOP

New York City to adopt ranked-choice voting

Federal agency recommends all 50 states pass laws requiring bicyclists wear helmets


Portland Area

Opinion: Greener zoning regulations would let Portlanders live the lives we want

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | We must do all we can to safeguard democracy

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Camera system becomes vital to firefighters

Eugene Area

Guest View: The war on convenience 


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