Government and law

Government and law
Oregon moves forward with driving tax
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Oregon's plan to tax motorists based on number of miles driven rather than amount of fuel consumed is expected to launch in 2015 on a volunteer basis.

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Oregon broke labor laws
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Oregon broke labor laws with its largest union two years ago when it forbid employees from using work email to talk about union matters, the state's Employment Relations Board decided.

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Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries face challenges
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Monday, October 21, 2013

Oregon will soon accept applications for the state's first medical marijuana dispensaries, but local leaders are putting up a fight.

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Outdoor industry calls on Sen. Wyden
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Monday, October 21, 2013

Northwest outdoor industry business leaders want Sen. Ron Wyden to add more protections for the environment.

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Washington's GMO fight could spread to Oregon
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Friday, October 18, 2013

A Washington initiative to label genetically modified foods could reverberate in Oregon, where activists hope for their own labeling initiative to be on the 2014 ballot.

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