Government and law

Government and law
Many employers don't know about new Oregon veterans law
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Monday, November 11, 2013

A majority of Oregon's 300,000 veterans work for private employers, and some are unaware of a new law. The law, passed in April, suggests private employers give vets Veterans Day off with or without pay.

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Portland City Club criticizes property tax
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Friday, November 08, 2013

The City Club of Portland released a report calling on Oregonians to repeal three ballot measures that it says turned the state's property tax into a "Frankentax."

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Three Oregon counties reject public safety levies
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Voters in Curry, Polk and Columbia counties rejected property tax increases to fund public safety and jails.

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OLCC considers allowing liquor to be sold in grocery chains
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is considering modernization proposals including allowing grocery chains to sell liquor.

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GMO labeling initiative fails in Washington
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

A ballot measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods sold in Washington was defeated.

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