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6.27.19: Oregon Republicans not making clear whether they’ll return to Salem, what they want to get them back; Oregon child welfare director announces sudden plans to leave office; McLeod-Skinner considering 2020 run for secretary of state

Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Oregon Political News

Oregon Republicans not making clear whether they’ll return to Salem, what they want to get them back

Oregon child welfare director announces sudden plans to leave office

Unions, green groups seek to block missing Oregon GOP senators from paying fines with campaign cash

McLeod-Skinner considering 2020 run for secretary of state

Senate negotiations sputter as Republicans' walkout continues

Senate Republicans Aren’t Sure Cap-And-Trade Bill is Dead, No Timetable for Return

Stimson Lumber Calls For Boycott of Oregon Businesses That Support Cap and Trade Bill

GOP senators still absent, ethics complaint filed

Lawmakers tweak farmland protections during session

In Oregon, stark rural-urban divide fuels climate dispute

In Oregon, stark rural-urban divide fuels climate dispute

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Grass fire burns two acres northeast of Oakland

Wildfire closes Highway 97, stops rail traffic

Portland Area

TriMet presents case for eliminating MAX stations, pledges to spruce up Skidmore Fountain stop

Portland eyes citywide Biketown expansion in 2020, with e-bikes as well

PETITION TO REPEAL NEW RIVER RULES REJECTED

Disincorporation group calls for Damascus investigation

Will the Portland Clean Energy Tax Be Passed on to Consumers? Check Your Trash Bill.

Northern Oregon Coast

Stay out of water at Seal Rock, Agate Beach

Salem Area

House approves bonding for Salem-area projects

Central/Eastern Oregon

BMCC 'cautiously optimistic' on state funding for $13 million project

Merkley holding town hall in Morrow County

Umatilla County burn ban starts July 1

Albany/Corvallis Area

Council OKs Albany historic homes demolition

About 3,700 Albany residents lose power during thunderstorm

Commissioners hear Crawfordsville area zoning arguments

Eugene Area

Storm sweeps over Eugene-Springfield, knocking out power in scattered locations

Fighting summer hunger: Local food bank, school districts provide meals when school is out

Springfield names three city manager finalists

Roseburg Area

Veterans voice concern about possible downsize of ER at VA town hall

Jordan Cove officials backtrack on claims about number of landowner agreements

Winchester highway project impacts local traffic

Klamath Falls Area

BLM Lakeview district hires two managers

Juvenile jail program denied $12 million expansion

Southern Oregon Coast

Jordan Cove LNG backers claim high support from landowners for pipeline

First of four FERC hearings held in Coos County

Pacific Power prepares customers for wildfire season

Coquille School District's summer lunch program feeds almost 125 children a day

National Opinion

Madam Speaker, it's time to educate the masses

National Election News

First 2020 Democratic debate: Elizabeth Warren won, and a couple of underdogs may have saved their campaigns

First Democratic debate of 2020 election: Climate change, immigration, health care -- and blame for Trump

Five takeaways from the first Democratic debate

Warren shines in first Democratic debate

Natural Resource News

ODA: 7 million pounds of grass seed mislabeled

Oregon regulators approve permit for manure-to-natural gas project

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: Bearing witness to the trauma in child detention centers

Opinion: Oregon’s beaver conundrum

The Good, The Bad & The Awful 

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Train wreck in Salem a black eye for the state

Our view | FDA needs to learn a new language

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: GOP walkout exposes state fault lines

Eugene Area

Our View: Legislators need to show up and listen 

Medford Area

Views on gas pipeline project vary widely

A debt of gratitude

Kathleen Parker: Why millennials may be conservatives at heart

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County GOP backs Jordan Cove

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