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5.28.14: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAURA! Rural Oregon faces uncertainty as public safety systems weaken; Oregon creates a task force to look at bee die-offs.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
5.28.14: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAURA! Rural Oregon faces uncertainty as public safety systems weaken; Oregon creates a task force to look at bee die-offs.
News Oregon Political News Rural Oregon faces deeper peril as public safety system weakens (http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2014/05/rural_oregon_faces_deeper_peri.html#incart_river) Tens of thousands of Oregonians switch health coverage, driven by new prem [...]

4.7.14: Let the election predictions begin! PSU avoids a faculty strike and regional universities get permission to create their own governance boards. Sort of.

Monday, April 07, 2014
4.7.14: Let the election predictions begin! PSU avoids a faculty strike and regional universities get permission to create their own governance boards. Sort of.
News Oregon Political News Cover Oregon stumbles, election year politics likely to hobble Kitzhaber's health reform goals (http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/04/cover_oregon_stumbles_election.html#incart_river) Kitzhaber, Merkley face potentially tough re-election races [...]

Leadership team changes in the House, land use ‘grand bargain’ and increases to social services and corrections all on this week’s agenda in Salem as the session winds down.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Leadership team changes in the House, land use ‘grand bargain’ and increases to social services and corrections all on this week’s agenda in Salem as the session winds down.
News Oregon Political News Timber veterans struggle to navigate Oregon's land use law and make forestry profitable (http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2014/02/timber_veterans_struggle_to_na.html#incart_m-rpt-1) Land-use 'grand bargain' could move qu [...]

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.  [...]

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