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With Oregon tax reform on the horizon, lawmakers wary of changes in 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014
With Oregon tax reform on the horizon, lawmakers wary of changes in 2014
Oregon Legislature returns (http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/02/oregon_legislature_cancels_3_p.html#incart_river) today after the weather cancellations; referendum on the private sales of liquor gaining ground and no resolution yet to the Medford teacher’s strike.  [...]

Sen. Ron Wyden vow: This is year to pass O&C timber legislation

Friday, February 07, 2014
Sen. Ron Wyden vow: This is year to pass O&C timber legislation
Oregon Legislature cancels 3 p.m. Thursday meetings, all Friday meetings due to weather (http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/02/oregon_legislature_cancels_3_p.html#incart_river). Oregon Political News Oregon graduation rate barely budges, but most metro districts mak [...]

Politics threaten to hijack Cover Oregon legislation

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Politics threaten to hijack Cover Oregon legislation
Legislators focus in on Cover Oregon, the Secretary of State’s website suffers an “intrusion” and Medford’s teachers are set to strike on Thursday as Portland’s teachers vote to do the same on February 20. Oregon Political News Politics threaten to hij [...]

Commission says Oregon Legislature can authorize more than $300 million in new debt this session

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Commission says Oregon Legislature can authorize more than $300 million in new debt this session
Children’s product safety, a bill to speed up a decision on Portland’s urban growth boundary, possible changes to OLCC and a bill to honor a fallen law officer all discussed at the 2014 Legislative Session. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 News Oregon Political News  [...]

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