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SEIU withdraws health care ballot measures, part of deal with hospitals, John Kitzhaber

Friday, February 21, 2014
SEIU withdraws health care ballot measures, part of deal with hospitals, John Kitzhaber
A key backer of CRC backs away, union drops ballot measures as part of last year’s hospital tax deal, internet voting is getting a look and the Medford teacher’s strike heats up with talk of occupying district offices. News Oregon Political News Legislators hope to  [...]

Oregon Court of Appeals to issue ruling on urban, rural reserves Thursday

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Oregon Court of Appeals to issue ruling on urban, rural reserves Thursday
Land use again takes center stage in Salem, the Secretary of State’s computer system is still down and both sides of the teacher’s strike in Medford inch closer to resolution. News Oregon Political News Sexual harassment complaint against Contractors Board investiga [...]

Oregon lawmakers release map of 'land use grand bargain'

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Oregon lawmakers release map of 'land use grand bargain'
The land use ‘grand bargain’ takes shape, Cover Oregon has a partial launch and while Portland manages to avoid a teacher’s strike, Medford faces ‘picketers and pranks.’ News Oregon Political News Legal aid funding bill sails through House, raises  [...]

Rounding up the week at the Capitol

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Rounding up the week at the Capitol
Oregon House passes bill to increase oversight on IT projects, school enrollment is the topic of the day, Portland teachers talk about walking out and flood warning recede. News Oregon Political News Oregon Legislature: Charges of political posturing fly over controversial bill [...]

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