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9.26.19: U.S. House passes landmark cannabis banking bill; Oregon university workers vote to authorize strike; Most Oregon rent increases capped at 9.9% in 2020

Thursday, September 26, 2019

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Oregon Political News

U.S. House passes landmark cannabis banking bill

Oregon university workers vote to authorize strike

Most Oregon rent increases capped at 9.9% in 2020

Oregon among 17 states suing feds over Endangered Species Act rules

4th leader in 4 years will attempt to reform Oregon’s child welfare system

New ODOT leader steers change in agency culture

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Portland Area

Multnomah officials, service providers denounce Trump homelessness crackdown

Portland approves $1 million repair contract for Going Street bridge smashed by train

Portland police no longer allowing ICE agents to train at bureau center

Yes, there’s an election in Portland this year. Here’s what’s on the ballot

Oregon, Washington insurance commissioners scold Cambia for keeping arrest secret

Eudaly delays City Council vote on neighborhood changes

New child care center opens at PCC Rock Creek

Neighborhood Watches Have Gone Out of Fashion. Portland City Hall Aims to Remodel Them.

Multnomah County Library Asks People to Sign Petition Protesting Restricted Access to E-Books

Central/Eastern Oregon

CTUIR trustee sues over removal from board

The Lodge hits a 'bump in the road'

Albany/Corvallis Area

City agrees to negotiate contract with Cumberland Church board

Good Sam, nurses union go to mediation

Application period open for new homelessness board

National Weather Service warns of potential frost

Eugene Area

Local vape shops experience sales slowdown behind nationwide deaths, illness

Homeless group calls for Semple’s resignation after ‘terrorism’ remark

Roseburg Area

Umpqua Community College students to move into Flegel Center

Klamath Falls Area

Oregon DEQ releases plan to reduce water temperature in Klamath Basin

Playground project developing for Moore Park: Community Design Day Party Oct. 8 at Conger

Sheriff, commissioner candidates run for May 2020 election

Second Chance Summit provides insight for welcoming former inmates into the workforce

Southern Oregon Coast

Draft conservation plan for lampreys available for public comment

National News

Watch: President Donald Trump holds news conference amid launch of impeachment inquiry

Oregon delegation praises House passage of cannabis banking

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden Brushes Off Trump’s Phone Call With Ukrainian President: “It Certainly Does Not Rise to ‘High Crimes’”

National Opinion

Washington Post opinion: William Barr’s role is about to get a lot more scrutiny

Washington Post opinion: Are Senate Republicans circling the wagons? Not so much

Should Donald Trump be impeached?

Congress, don't fall into this trap

Business News

Kaiser Permanente may evade strike, reaching tentative deal with workers in Oregon and Washington

Several objections to NORPAC sale procedures dropped

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: John Tongue’s leadership 30 years ago a model for what’s needed today

Opinion: In Oregon, ‘secrecy’ and ‘government’ go hand-in-hand

Sources: Wheeler takes heat for Climate Strike arrests

Central/Eastern Oregon

Other views | Election season, in all of its glory, officially arrives

Our view | Farmers, ranchers depend on new trade deals

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: New smoke rules may pave way for controlled burns

Klamath Falls Area

Where Does That Rescue Dog Come From?

Revoking emissions standards hurts almost everyone

Say no to drug decriminalization

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