Government and law

Government and law
A spark to light Oregon’s employment engine
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
BY ERIC FRUITS | OB BLOGGER

11.21.13 Thumbnail WorkersRight-to-work policies liberalize labor market conditions by loosening some of the most restrictive features of labor legislation enacted during the Great Depression. In Oregon, the Public Employee Choice Act would provide right-to-work protections to public employees.

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Penalty for not getting health insurance called a tax
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Beginning in 2014, if you lack health coverage, you face an annual penalty deemed a tax by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Class-action lawsuit filed against BP
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

A Portland lawyer filed a class-action lawsuit alleging BP West Coast Products required Oregon gas stations to charge 35 cents when they used a debit card.

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Oregon boosts movie, film incentives by $4M
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Friday, November 15, 2013

Oregon's film office sold $4 million worth of tax credits during an online auction to fund subsidies for movie and tv productions in Oregon.

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Dave's Killer Bread co-founder Dave Dahl arrested
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Friday, November 15, 2013

Milwaukie-based Dave's Killer Bread co-founder Dave Dahl was arrested in a disturbance that led to a police chase that injured three Sheriff's deputies.

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