Government and law

Government and law
Bottle bill changes uncork opposition
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

When Oregon became the first state in the nation to pass a bottle bill in 1971, the program built swiftly into a success, with a recovery rate of more than 90%.

 

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Politics beat bucks in ballot measures battle
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

As the dust settled following November’s election, Oregon taxpayers found themselves on the line for a relatively small price tag for ballot measures.

 

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Q&A with Jeff Merkley on business
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

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Shortly after he defeated Republican Gordon Smith in early November, U.S. Senator-elect Jeff Merkley caught his breath just long enough to talk briefly about how he would address the challenges facing Oregon businesses.

 

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Readers put forth their legislative agenda
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

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State of addiction
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

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Oregon increasingly relies on its lottery to fund crucial programs. When, not if, the lottery maxes out, what will it mean for the state’s future?

 

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