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8.20.14: The two major political parties are united in their opposition to the top-two primary; Blumenauer revs up campaign for a gas tax boost; Common Core has lost support with teachers and the public.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8.20.14: The two major political parties are united in their opposition to the top-two primary; Blumenauer revs up campaign for a gas tax boost; Common Core has lost support with teachers and the public.
News Oregon Political News The Democratic and Republican parties agree on something: both oppose top-two primary (http://www.oregonlive.com/mapes/index.ssf/2014/08/the_democratic_and_republican.html#incart_river) Blumenauer revs up campaign for first gas tax boost in 2-plus decades  [...]

8.19.14: Oregon’s Department of State Lands rejects the Boardman coal export permit; Marijuana legalization campaign says it’s buying $2.3 million in TV ads this fall; a bomb threat shuts down a Roseburg hospital.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
8.19.14: Oregon’s Department of State Lands rejects the Boardman coal export permit; Marijuana legalization campaign says it’s buying $2.3 million in TV ads this fall; a bomb threat shuts down a Roseburg hospital.
News Oregon Political News Oregon Department of State Lands rejects Ambre Energy coal export permit, dealing major blow (http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2014/08/oregon_department_of_state_lan_1.html#incart_m-rpt-1) Oregon governor race: What are your questions for Rep [...]

8.18.14: Wyden drafts new forest bill; reported voter registration drop was really a data entry error; Merkley accepts two televised debates in Oregon Senate race, Wehby still considering.

Monday, August 18, 2014
8.18.14: Wyden drafts new forest bill; reported voter registration drop was really a data entry error; Merkley accepts two televised debates in Oregon Senate race, Wehby still considering.
News Oregon Political News Wyden drafts new forest bill (http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/32011797-75/new-version-of-wydens-logging-bill-doesnt-calm-disagreement.html.csp) Oregon's reported voter registration drop was really just a data entry error (http://www.oregonlive.com/ma [...]

8.15.14: Oregon to require health insurance companies to cover children’s autism therapy; state has inspected 58 marijuana dispensaries, closed two; Richardson and Kitzhaber had best fundraising month to date.

Friday, August 15, 2014
8.15.14: Oregon to require health insurance companies to cover children’s autism therapy; state has inspected 58 marijuana dispensaries, closed two; Richardson and Kitzhaber had best fundraising month to date.
News Oregon Political News Oregon to require health insurance companies to cover children's autism therapy (http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2014/08/oregon_to_require_health_insur.html#incart_m-rpt-1) Medical marijuana in Oregon: State has inspected 58 dispensaries; closed  [...]

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