Government and law

Government and law
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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Soda tax bubbling up
High Five
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Washington already has a tax on sodas, and discussions on a similar tax in Oregon are under way.
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Lawmakers save in-home care
High Five
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Oregon's Legislative Emergency Board shifts $17 million to save in-home care and other human services programs.
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Fred Meyer bans plastic bags
High Five
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The chain will stop using plastic bags starting August 1 at all 10 Portland stores.

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Portland ponders electric vehicles
High Five
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Portland City Council considers a plan to support and promote electric vehicles.
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