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2.14.2020: Democrats advance Oregon’s controversial climate change policy; State Audit Finds Travel Oregon’s Soaring Budget Pays for Generous Compensation, Sloppy Contracting; Oregon carbon cap bill headed for Senate vote

Friday, February 14, 2020


Oregon Political News

Democrats advance Oregon’s controversial climate change policy

State Audit Finds Travel Oregon’s Soaring Budget Pays for Generous Compensation, Sloppy Contracting

Oregon carbon cap bill headed for Senate vote

For success in college, even modest additional financial aid makes a difference, Oregon research finds

Audit: Tourism agency should be more transparent

Coronavirus Is Already Cutting Into the Oregon Economy

Proposal to declare homelessness state of emergency takes shape

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

State labor chief says agency failed Portland man for dismissing his discrimination complaint against A&B Towing

Did Concordia get shut down because it was too progressive on gay rights?

Oregon’s US senators join call for federal civil rights investigation into wrongful arrest of Portland man

Residents demand TV Highway fixes following neighbor's death

City Council splits on allowing up to six units on single family lots

Metro shares homeless services tax plan with Clackamas county residents

Portland health care nonprofit plans 71 affordable units

Poll: Support for Metro measures drop if both on same ballot

Federal Officials Fear Devastating Floods Along the Columbia River. Residents Fear a Wall Through Their Neighborhood.

Portland City Council Approves Plan to Get Buses Out of Traffic

Central/Eastern Oregon

Umatilla River Flooding | Inmates aid in community recovery

Merkley hosting town hall in Pendleton

Bridge work among projects for Union and Wallowa counties

Milton-Freewater schools seeking partners for radon mitigation project

Albany/Corvallis Area

Albany looking into sanctuary city for Second Amendment

Albany council unfreezes LBCC funds

OSU president calls for increased attention to mental health, basic needs of students

Oregon Department of Transportation almost finished with roadwork after delays

Eugene Area

Eugene’s Gustavo Balderas named National Superintendent of the Year

McClatchy files for bankruptcy protection

Roseburg Area

Roseburg schools hire new district safety coordinator

Leif settles with county over attorneys fees

Medford Area

Governor selects Kochlacs for judge

Tolman Creek burns should slow soon

Two local school boards see changes

SOSC honors top athletes, sports contributors

Klamath Falls Area

Tree pruning planned in Mills

KCC board approves North Lake addition to KCC taxing district

Southern Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute's Ice Team carves out gold at national championship

Powers, Bandon holding special elections

Coos Bay crime has decreased since 2017's high statistics

Marshfield High School home to new virtual reality system

International News

Senate votes to rein in Trump's power to attack Iran

National News

Barr: Trump's tweets make it 'impossible for me to do my job'

CDC director says coronavirus could stay in US through this year and beyond: CNN

Republicans expect Trump to withdraw controversial Fed nominee

National Election News

Majority of voters say Hunter Biden's job at Burisma was 'inappropriate': poll

Yang: NYC should implement universal basic income

Warren hits Bloomberg on resurfaced 'redlining' comments

Nevada's Culinary Workers Union won't endorse before caucuses

National Election Opinion

David Leonhardt: America needs the left and center to get along

How to lose 50 states

Business News

Three takeaways from the Oregon Wine Symposium

Natural Resource News

Oregon landfill accepted 2 million pounds of radioactive fracking waste from North Dakota


Portland Area

Opinion: Dental therapists could help provide vital health care for rural Oregonians

Opinion: Mental abuse complaint against Catlin Gabel teacher a far cry from other sexual-abuse allegations

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Flooding brings out best, worst in people

Eugene Area

Our View: Valentine’s Day highlights a chocolate quandary

Guest View: Happy birthday Beaver State

Medford Area

Paper ballots still the best election system

Southern Oregon Coast

Another nail in the South Coast’s coffin


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