Government and law

Government and law
Affordable housing hitting snags throughout state
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Monday, March 30, 2015

In Portland, city officials wrangle with decades-old deal that could provide land in Pearl District, while Bend lawmakers push bills that sponsors concede aren't likely to pass.

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Oregon lawmakers to address increasing prescription-drug costs
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Monday, March 30, 2015

HEALTH ROUNDUP: Bills in Oregon Legislature to provide relief for families burdened by skyrocketing drug costs; Oregon hospitals overbill Medicare.

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Oregon 'Pot Czar' fired
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Friday, March 27, 2015

POT NEWS: OLCC Executive Director confirms he was let go, after being hired in December; Portland businesses embrace pot entrepreneurship; Jackson Co. won't tax for a year.

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Background checks on private gun sale bill introduced
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Friday, March 27, 2015

All firearm transactions, with some exclusions, would be subject to background checks.

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Department of Administrative Services hacked
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Friday, March 27, 2015

The state's metadata was breached.

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