Bill would increase cigarette tax by $1 in Oregon

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Oregon is considering raising cigarette taxes by $1 a pack.

 

Kitzhaber signs CRC bill

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill authorizing $450 million in bonds to pay for Oregon's share of the Columbia River Crossing.

 

Accelerated restoration plan could help timber industry

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service is working on a multiyear program of tree thinning and forest restorations in the Blue Mountains known as "accelerated restoration."

 

Lawyer says proposed school board PERS changes are legal

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Portland attorney William Gary said the Oregon School Boards Association's proposed changes to PERS benefits would be legal.

 

Business Oregon ordered to release job reports

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The Oregon attorney general's office ordered Business Oregon to release annual employment reports tied to the Strategic Investment Program.

 

Coast Guard needs more info for CRC permit

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard says Columbia River Crossing project managers haven't given enough information for a permit.

 

Gleaners support tax break for farmers

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Senate Bill 430 would allow farmers to claim a tax deduction for donating food to gleaners and hunger-relief groups.

 
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