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9.17.19: Death penalty bill’s lead backer presses ahead with efforts to ‘fix’ it in possible special session; Legislative committee takes up 'capital chasm' facing small businesses, women and people of color; House committee turns attention to small busin

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Oregon Political News

Death penalty bill’s lead backer presses ahead with efforts to ‘fix’ it in possible special session

Legislative committee takes up 'capital chasm' facing small businesses, women and people of color

House committee turns attention to small business lending

Why a Canadian cannabis conglomerate can't make money in Oregon

Kitzhaber to Brown, Courtney, Kotek: Rethink health plan…

Oregon Lab Will Offer a Vitamin E Acetate Test to the General Public as Vaping Mystery Continues

Governor reappoints Threemile Canyon GM to Oregon Ag Board

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Southwest Oregon fire danger level plunges

Lightning-ignited fire discovered on Hart Mountain Sunday

Portland Area

168 Uber and Lyft drivers have records that should have precluded hiring, KGW reports

WaveCel bursts onto the bike scene, expands into Wilsonville facility

Exclusive: Industrial giant reveals plans for former Portland Meadows

Portland's roster of million-dollar companies is among the country's fastest-growing

 

Planned St. Helens complex to add 238 housing units

 

Northern Oregon Coast

Oregon bans trapping of rare coastal martens

Offshore wind energy looks more promising for Oregon

Central/Eastern Oregon

Fall weather arriving on time

Eugene Area

ICYMI: A sneak peek inside the new Hayward Field

Third lawsuit filed in fatal scabies outbreak at SouthTowne Living Center

Private firefighters feel slow burn, little pay this fire season

Roseburg Area

Dan Loomis first to enter race for Douglas County clerk

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin files for reelection

Medford Area

More Southern Oregon dams destined to fall

Smoke down, business up in Ashland

Southern Oregon Coast

16th annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration honors, highlights Native American culture

National News

Trump admin drops wetland protection rule

Wyden: It’s time to tax vaping products like cigarettes

Two former Trump aides ordered to defy House subpoenas

California adds Iowa to state's travel ban over refusal to fund gender transitions

House committee launches investigation into Transportation Secretary Chao

Progressive tax-the-rich push gains momentum

National Election News/Opinion

Working Families Party, which backed Sanders in 2016, endorses Warren for 2020

Kathleen Parker: Who won the debate? Trump did - again

E.J. Dionne: Democrats finally realized who their real opponent is

Trump seeks to expand electoral map with New Mexico rally

Poll: Biden holds 12-point lead over Sanders, Warren third

Business News

Which way without NORPAC?

Opinion

Albany/Corvallis Area

Other Views: Spend money to improve forest health

Eugene Area

Bullish on business 

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