Government and law

Government and law
'Ban the box' bill passes Oregon House
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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Measure would make it illegal to have an application that asks a job prospect if he/she has a criminal background.

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Convention Center hotel bill passes legislature
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Bill's passage would validate Metro's plan without a popular vote.

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Bill to privatize Elliott Forest moves on
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Monday, April 27, 2015

TIMBER NEWS: Bill to end logging in the Elliott State Forest dies; federal aid for timber-dependent counties reinstated; pests could ravage natural resources after warm winter; Oregonians rebuffed after challenging industry.

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Wyden lobbies to keep funding for Pendleton research center
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Monday, April 27, 2015

Under President Obama's proposed budget, the Columbia Plateau Conservation Center would lose $911K.

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Josephine Co. mine, BLM, dispute yields gun-toting protesters
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Armed protesters gather outside of Medford BLM office.

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