Government and law

Government and law
Legislative session opens as Democrats push agenda
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Bolstered by a widened majority, Dems are pushing voter registration, the clean fuels standard and class-action money measures. An Independent party emerges; Obama's budget reinstates timber payments.

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Lawmakers mull Portland-Salem WES route
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Legislature reexamines extending route to take riders to the capital; Portland City Council delays Southwest Corridor Plan.

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Portland Chronicle covers Portland demolition debate
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Monday, February 02, 2015

The site maintains a list of demolition projects throughout the city.

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Liberal coalition aims to increase taxes on large corporations
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Friday, January 30, 2015

A union-backed group plans to ask voters in 2016 to consider new tax measures.

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Rep. Blumenauer touts bank financing for pot
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Friday, January 30, 2015

In a letter to the FDIC, Portland's representative said banks should be allowed to do business with marijuana-related companies.

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