Government and law

Government and law
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler balances life, work, play
June 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 FOB TedWheelerTed Wheeler, 50, became Oregon state treasurer in 2010, when the state budget was still reeling from the economic downturn. Despite his busy political career, Wheeler remains a committed family man.

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Oregon's congressional clout rises
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Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Oregon's clout in Congress is growing faster than almost all other states.

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GOP proposes comp instead of overtime
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Monday, May 06, 2013

Republicans in Congress are pushing legislation that would give employees who work over 40 hours a week the option of paid time off instead of overtime pay.

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Jackson County votes against casino
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Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners voted against a proposed Coquille Indian Tribe casino in Medford.

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Oregon Senate says state should regulate farm crops
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Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Oregon Senate passed a bill that gives the state the power to regulate what seeds can and can't be sown, instead of counties.

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