Government and law

Government and law
Quake as metaphor
Linda Baker
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
071515-earthquakia-thumbBY LINDA BAKER

The Big One serves as an allegory for Portland, a city that earns plaudits for lifestyle and amenities but whose infrastructure is, literally, crumbling.

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Gov. Brown signs bevy of 'Fair Shot' bills
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Legislation requiring paid sick time, "banning the box" and the creation of the Oregon Retirement Savings Board signed into law.

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Gun supporters' recall efforts fall short
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sen. Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro), Rep. Susan McLain (D-Forest Grove)  are safe after foes fail to garner support.

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How much of the Portland taxi market has Uber, Lyft snagged?
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Monday, July 13, 2015

Traditional cab companies lament their new place in the market.

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Democratic leaders reveal details about Kitzhaber's last days in office
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Monday, July 13, 2015

In interviews with the Oregonian, Tina Kotek and Peter Courtney describe the former governor's behavior in the days leading up to his resignation

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