Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 31, 2012 eClips

Ethics commission takes no action on complaint over UO president’s firing Reform of Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System a longshot in Legislature Guns, wolves, liquor, gambling…and solar; Oregon Legislature’s in town Oregon Humane Society officers seek to join with state … Continue reading

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January 30, 2012 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Oregon Attorney General Kroger issues emergency rules to protect distressed homeowners from wrongful foreclosures * Jeannette Hamby, five-time legislator from Hillsboro, dies at 78 * Four ‘real people’ on how to make Salem work for you … Continue reading

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January 30, 2012 eClips

Oregon lawmakers hope for quick, civil session that tackles budget, health care and schools Gail Achterman, Portland lawyer and lifelong public servant, dies of cancer at 62 Some good news, but PERS still feels pain Legislature to consider bills that … Continue reading

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January 27, 2012 eClips

Only two in three Oregon high school students graduate in four years Klamath Falls-area man accused of using state worker’s gas card to sell discounted gas State board votes to revoke former Hillsboro officer’s police certifications In the Capitol: Lawmakers … Continue reading

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January 26, 2012 eClips

Oregonians with disabilities file class action suit against the governor, state officials State health authorities delay decision on Portland’s water-treatment waiver Oregon colleges and universities comb community colleges for transfer students A capital idea — Opinion Peter Courtney: The Oregon … Continue reading

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January 25, 2012 eClips

Boxwood blight hits Oregon for first time Ballot returns indicate decent turnout for Oregon congressional special election State motor pool vehicles damaged by flood Kitzhaber: Timber counties may get aid during legislative session Budget debate looms in Salem Budget cuts … Continue reading

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January 24, 2012 eClips

Governor proposes consequence-free ‘achievement compacts’ to focus schools and community colleges on results Charting the decline of Oregon’s timber industry What Oregon needs: a three-year bachelor’s degree — Guest Opinion A new forest policy or bust — Opinion Cities, counties … Continue reading

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January 23, 2012 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Loss of federal forest payments has Oregon counties looking for revenue while having millions that can’t be tapped * Oregon: Land of many well-prepared tax preparers * Oregon State Penitentiary resumes operations after flood threat * … Continue reading

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January 23, 2012 eClips

State liquor inspector resigns amid allegations of office sex, gas use There’s a hiring freeze, but Oregon state agencies submit more than 1,200 requests for positions State psychiatric hospital project faces roadblock SEIU offers state some advice on budget cuts … Continue reading

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January 20, 2012 eClips

Facebook presses Oregon Legislature for property tax exemption Columbia River Crossing officials suggest significant downsizing to trim $650 million from the controversial project Appeals courts rule in cases lingering from Oregon’s property rights battles Conservation groups say logging approved by … Continue reading

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