Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 27, 2011 eClips

Oregon Politics: a new bottle bill; Oregon hospital deal; lawmaker boasts about killing sea lions As school supporters ramp up lobbying efforts, Oregon legislators consider increasing education funding Supreme Court tosses lower court ruling requiring warrant to question children on … Continue reading

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May 26, 2011 eClips

Oregon lawmakers passed the bottle bill revamp – so what does it do? One state manager out, another transferred as investigation at the Oregon Department of Administrative Services concludes Fewer Oregon homes include children, new census data show Documents show … Continue reading

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May 25, 2011 eClips

Oregon Senate votes to turn kicker checks into kicker tax credits Oregon’s first statewide Spanish spelling bee is la perfeccion Oregon Legislature stalls on BPA ban in baby bottles Oregon legislative panel takes up question of extending business energy tax … Continue reading

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May 24, 2011 eClips

Bill would push Oregon’s estate tax rate among nation’s highest Gov. John Kitzhaber signs health insurance bills to help Oregon kids and simplify paperwork Oregon’s blue-green algae monitoring program kicking into gear Oregon Senate votes to end faith healing defense … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011 eClips

State Library eClips Oregon charter school debates lead to little progress Happy 200th: Astoria celebrates its bicentennial Lawmakers struggling to avoid cuts to programs serving Oregon’s seniors Oregon legislative duo finds frustration on ‘kicker’ revamp More than a thousand rally … Continue reading

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May 16, 2011 eClips

State Library eClips Tech industry veteran Jeanette Morgan pours her heart into Oregon’s wine marketing but faces weak sales and staff departures Oregon lawmakers struggle to avert cuts to programs serving people with developmental disabilities Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon’s most … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011 eClips

Oregon Legislature highlights: Bottle bill, industrial lands, taxes and a dust up over Jory soil Oregon’s hungry efficiently served SEIU, AFSCME release new pay cut calculator for state workers Lawmakers close breast cancer surgery loophole The Medicaid experiment — Opinion … Continue reading

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May 19, 2011 eClips

House Committee votes on bill abolishing the Oregon Commission on Children and Families Oregon House kills bill studying cultural competency training for health professionals Oregon Senate rejects GOP attempt to increase logging in state forests Republicans file lawsuit on congressional … Continue reading

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May 18, 2011 eClips

Oregon unemployment drops to 9.6 percent in April as recovery gains speed, narrowing gap with nation Gov. John Kitzhaber gets 40 percent approval rating in poll– Blog PEBB drops some health coverage Governor recruits economic allies Kitzhaber on health care … Continue reading

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May 17, 2011 eClips

Tuesday biz roundup: Jobs bills stalled in Salem; troubled estate seller agrees to leave the business Frustration grows over job bills at Oregon Legislature Two attorneys file complaint to the Oregon Bar against Sean Riddell of the Justice Department Oregon … Continue reading

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