Government and law

Government and law
Budget cuts, but no prison closures
High Five
Friday, June 11, 2010

Gov. Kulongoski rejected a budget-cutting plan that would close prisons and free 1,000 inmates.

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$20 billion plan for Metro transportation
High Five
Friday, June 11, 2010
Oregon Metro approved a $20 billion, 25-year plan to guide 1,071 transportation projects in the Portland metro area.
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Balancing Oregon's budget
High Five
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Proposed cuts to meet Oregon's new budget restrictions include closing prisons, releasing inmates, and cutting programs for the elderly.
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What happened to South Waterfront?
High Five
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Portland's South Waterfront was supposed to have affordable housing, but promises were broken while tax dollars flowed in.
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Bill would increase real estate taxes
High Five
Thursday, June 10, 2010
A bill currently before the Senate would tax "carried interest compensation," a move that would threaten commercial real estate.
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