Government and law

Government and law
Sales tax debate hits Oregon again
Must Reads
Friday, December 13, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber is gathering business and political leaders to discuss a sales tax in Oregon.

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Federal grant saves Portland firefighter jobs
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Friday, December 13, 2013

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the Portland Fire and Rescue Bureau a $4.5 million grant to maintain 26 firefighter jobs.

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Oregon releases medical marijuana guidelines
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

An Oregon committee is coming up with a set of guidelines for medical marijuana regulation.

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OBA endorses Gov. Kitzhaber
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Thursday, December 12, 2013
BY OB STAFF

12.12.13 Thumbnail KitzIn an unprecedented early endorsement, the Oregon Business Association Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced yesterday that it has formally endorsed Governor John Kitzhaber for re-election.

 

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Oregon ponders GM future
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
12.11.13 Thumbnail GMFood

The movement to label genetically modified foods suffered a major blow last month with the defeat of ballot measure 522 in Washington state, which would have required manufacturers to label foods containing GM ingredients. So what does 522‘s defeat mean for the GM-labeling efforts in Oregon?

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