Monthly Archives: February 2012

February 29, 2012 eClips

Wolves are back as lawmakers work to finish by end of week: 2012 Legislature Oregon adds 5,400 jobs as unemployment falls to 8.8 percent in January Judge says Oregon’s river temperature standards need more scrutiny Latest changes to the Oregon … Continue reading

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February 28, 2012 eClips

Tax credit for dead livestock is up in the House: 2012 Oregon Legislature Oregon OSHA again cites Precision Castparts for safety problems With negotiations on key bills continuing, it looks like the Oregon Legislature may continue past its Wednesday deadline … Continue reading

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February 27, 2012 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Oregon’s credit unions outspend its banks in campaign contributions to legislators * Oregon State Police investigation finds litany of errors in triple murder case * Gov. John Kitzhber pushes Oregon lawmakers to move his education bills … Continue reading

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February 27, 2012 eClips

Oregon 2012 Legislature starts final week maybe with jobs bills still very much in debate With three days left, lawmakers have full schedules: 2012 Legislature Survey says: States workers got a deal on health coverage in 2011 Pressure on as … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012 eClips

Health transformation law’s passage in Salem leaves companion bill in limbo More working-class Oregonians dig deep to pay for housing Prison officials take precautions after two Columbia River inmates diagnosed with chicken pox Lawmakers vote to make it OK for … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012 eClips

Unable to pass a bond, Portland Public Schools borrows $45 million for school building upgrades House poised to vote on central piece of health care reform: 2012 Legislature Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber voices frustration that health care, education reforms are … Continue reading

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February 22, 2012 eClips

Employers could not discriminate against the unemployed under bill: 2012 Oregon Legislature Oregon Legislature approves 3 new no-fishing marine reserves Oregon college students call for an end to rising tuition, declining state support Evidence needed for new murder trial disappeared … Continue reading

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February 21, 2012 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * More than 1,000 at Oregon Capitol urge lawmakers to save schools, chant ‘No more cuts’ * Bill to shut down disorderly conduct near funerals set for final passage: 2012 Oregon Legislature * Hundreds of out-of-staters find … Continue reading

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February 21, 2012 eClips

Senate passes two-year extension on property tax deferral program House approves easing limits on urban-level development near cities Election-year politics intrudes at Oregon Legislature, stalls key bills Forest Grove detective helps shape Oregon bill to protect vulnerable elderly from fraud … Continue reading

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February 17, 2012 eClips

Oregon falls mostly in middle of the pack in national tax rankings Tap reserves to prevent prison closures, other cuts, Gov. John Kitzhaber asks Oregon budget writers Oregon is a sales tax hater, but Curry County may use it to … Continue reading

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