Government and law

Government and law
Oregon's first lady Cylvia Hayes balances life, work and play
January 2013
Monday, December 10, 2012

0113 LiveWorkPlay CylviaHayesCylvia Hayes is policy adviser to Gov. John Kitzhaber on clean energy and economic development. She is also his longtime companion, and as First Lady, she has made poverty and hunger her key issues.

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Cuts force Beaverton teachers into classes outside their expertise
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Monday, November 12, 2012

After the Beaverton School District slashed its budget and cut 344 positions, teachers are being transferred to fill holes in the 51-school district.

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Gay marriage laws could spark $166M in wedding spending
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Monday, November 12, 2012

New gay marriage laws in Maine, Maryland and Washington could generate more than $166 million in wedding spending in the next three years.

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Japan and China's economies could benefit Oregon
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Friday, November 09, 2012

Oregon has opportunity to expand its exports and attract manufacturing from Japan and investors from China, say participants in a governor's trade mission that visited both countries.

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Feds move to seize Oregon land in marijuana cases
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Friday, November 09, 2012

The federal government is attempting to take two Applegate Valley properties allegedly used by the High Hopes Farm to grow marijuana.

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