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Columbia River Crossing: Oregon House committee schedules public hearing Wednesday

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Portland teacher’s move closer to a strike, substitutes are ready to step in today in Medford as students return to class. The legislature takes on the Columbia River Crossing and Cover Oregon as the session resumes. 


Oregon Political News

Oregon Office of Emergency Management not fully prepared for major disaster, state audit finds

Cover Oregon: Senate panel advances bill extending health insurance to high-risk Oregonians

Columbia River Crossing: Oregon house committee schedules public hearing Wednesday

Cover Oregon: Oregonian readers wonder about state hiring process after latest Lawson revelations

Albin Norblad, Oregon's longest sitting circuit judge, dies

Tax bill could burn bridges, House Republicans say

Bill to create pilot programs for fixed-cost bachelor's degrees advances

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News From the Regions

Portland/Metro Area

PPS strike preparation: District would close for 3 days, then prioritize school openings

TriMet 'comes through' for many travelers during storm

HQ hotel case has its day in court but no decision yet

Beaverton company to build currency-mining supercomputers

Salem Area

Oregon State Hospital assaults: Bill splits public employee unions, disability rights advocates

Oregon prison officials must improve employee leave process, readers say

Marion County takes stances against marijuana clinics

Central/Eastern Oregon

Eastern Oregon ranchers elbow aside weather to get to chores

City wants bang for its buck if it helps promote EOTEC

Albany/Corvallis Area

Mid-valley schools stay closed; power out in some areas

Albany council drops bid to ban dispensaries

Economic Development Commission hears from statewide expert on challenges it faces

Eugene Area

UO reopens, warns of storm-related hazards

Three knew of changes, Richardson told probe

Storm leaves mess across Lane County

Eugene council to debate land purchase

Eugene getting peek at new City Hall design

Medford Area

Deputies cite people honking to support strikers, but ACLU encourages appeal

Movement afoot to recall Medford School Board members

Bus schedules released as district prepares for return of students

Back to school: Substitute teachers converge on Medford

Salmon advocates want to protect 'a miracle'

MEA's statement regarding recall effort against School Board

Southern Oregon Coast

Coos Bay seeks a temporary city councilor

Reconfiguration becomes reality in Coquille schools

National News

2014 Washington Legislature: Potential medical marijuana regulations move closer to becoming law

How Jeff Merkley, Monica Wehby and Jason Conger stack up in fundraising for Oregon's Senate race

Marijuana news: Majority of Colorado voters say legal pot hurts state's image, poll finds

Wyden and Blumenauer on taxes, Bonamici on constituent service: Oregon politics today

ObamaCare's employer mandate pushed back for the second time

House GOP leaders push for Wednesday vote to raise debt ceiling

Chamber prods GOP on debt ceiling

Obama to rally for minimum wage increase

Canadian PM: Keystone XL 'inevitable'

Business News

Oregon Department of Transportation acts on bill boosting rural Internet connections

There he goes again: Critics rip Obama's latest change to employer mandate


Portland Area

More than free tuition needed to meet community college goals: Editorial Agenda 2014

Affordable housing should be part of tower project: Guest opinion

Farm bill is an accomplishment worth recognizing: Guest opinion

Salem Area

Hoffman: State wants new appeals process for managers

Central/Eastern Oregon

Welcome home needs to be more than well wishes

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: While snow memories are fresh, plan for real disaster

Editorial: Gun control bill unlikely to yield results

Editorial: Lack of funds curbs usefulness of climate hubs

Eugene Area

Treat ‘vaping’ like tobacco

Oregon has the tools to clamp down on wage gap

Medical myths lead to health care madness


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