Government and law

Government and law
Land-use laws prevent towns from expanding
High Five
Friday, September 17, 2010
Many Oregon towns attempt to increase their urban growth boundaries to attract industrial development, only to struggle in court proceedings for many years.
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EPA clean air regulations threaten biomass
High Five
Friday, September 17, 2010
Proposed regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would make it difficult to operate Oregon biomass plants.
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Dudley's 20-point jobs plan
High Five
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Chris Dudley has released a 20-point job plan that includes cutting capital gains taxes and giving businesses tax credits for hiring the unemployed.
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Reader Input: candidates should cut and spend
September 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
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As the campaigns for local and state offices heat up, we asked readers to tell candidates what was important to them.

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Off-shored workers get free retraining
High Five
Thursday, July 22, 2010

The federal Trade Act allows recently laid-off workers to be retrained for free, but can it offset the loss of jobs to other countries?

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