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Cover Oregon: Legislative leaders accuse each other of playing politics in election year

Friday, January 31, 2014

The strike situation in Medford continues to heat up and the Governor testifies about Cover Oregon. 

Friday, January 31, 2014


Oregon Political News

Cover Oregon, CRC dominate as Gov. John Kitzhaber, Oregon lawmakers prep for February session (video)

No liquor on Oregon grocery shelves, but get ready for legal pot, Gov. John Kitzhaber says

Republican Jon Justesen, questioning his party's priorities, drops bid for Oregon governorship

Oregon bill allowing Native American mascots could return in different form

Cover Oregon: Legislative leaders accuse each other of playing politics in election year

Gov. John Kitzhaber defends Cover Oregon, says 'this isn't New Jersey'

Columbia River Crossing: Oregon Senate president says it won't have the votes

Ann Lininger chosen to represent House District 38

Jabs fly among political leaders days before session

State Legislature ready to wage cultural battles

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News From the Regions

Portland/Metro Area

Commissioner Amanda Fritz pledges $12.4 million to build 2 East Portland parks

Allen Amabisca to launch county chair candidacy saying he'll work for 'schools and sidewalks,' not special interests

Portland Water Bureau, Revenue Bureau dealing with computer virus

Fish tries to sell suburbs on city water

Albany/Corvallis Area

Salvage crew starts removing tracks from Bailey Branch

GMOs to be extension association dinner topic

Corvallis City Club to discuss expanded parking districts

Eugene Area

Coburg Assembly line

Million-dollar error

Medford Area

Ashland conference on the business of medical marijuana draws packed house

Legislators urge Medford district and teachers to avoid strike

Medford school board declares 'emergency'

Southern Oregon Coast

Florence to boost marketing

National News

Wyden touts his latest Medicare reform plan

What business groups like about House Republican immigration reform principles

House Republican leaders back legal status in immigration push

DC cannot declare budget freedom from Congress, GAO says

Boehner: House GOP is 'alternative' to Obama, not 'the opposition'

Fearing they'll ‘be next,’ industries unite against Obama's climate change rules

DOJ to expand federal definition of disabled

Business News

Obama orders review of job training programs

Small-business enrollment in ObamaCare will be 'modest,' administration says

Environment / Energy News

Reports: Keystone analysis expected Friday

Natural Resource News

Oregon keeps wary eye on drought-based fishing closures across California

Shell gives up on Arctic drilling for 2014


Portland Area

Where should the federal minimum wage be set? PolitiFact Oregon poll

Sources Say: Fish says foes put him in political hot water

Testing the limits of downtown Beaverton: Editorial

Brendan Monaghan: The state of Oregon could be better

The state of the budget: Robert Samuelson

It's been a good year for salmon on the Columbia River: Guest opinion

Tigard's growth and transportation planning: Guest opinion

Obama's feel-good speech; Salem's 'rarified air': Opinion roundup

Salem Area

Editorial: Unity a challenge we must meet

Urban renewal district bonds need review

Albany/Corvallis Area

Public safety panel gets off to a solid start

Editorial: Obama's speech signals diminished ambitions, expectations

Eugene Area

State needs bridge partner

An uptick for PERS

Medford Area

Going viral


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