Government and law

Government and law
Open primary measure qualifies for November ballot
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The initiative would create a nonpartisan primary election process; all candidates from all parties would appear on a single ballot.

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Oversight? Or gaming the system?
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Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.

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Oregon could loan $110M to feds for transportation funding
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Thursday, July 10, 2014

If Congress fails to find money for the Highway Trust Fund, state transportation officials estimate they'll be forced to float the federal government $50 million to $110 million.

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Oregon GMO labeling backers meet signature deadline
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Supporters of the initiative that would require the labeling of GMO foods plan to submit more than 100,000 signatures to the state elections office.

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Top Portland tech CEO faces sexual assault allegations
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Urban Airship's Scott Kveton is fighting an investigation of claims from a former girlfriend, who says Kveton assaulted her in 2012 and 2013.

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