Oregon Moves A Step Closer To Real ID Compliance

OPB | June 26, 2017

Oregonians could soon obtain a Real ID compliant drivers license. But the privilege will come with an extra cost.

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Oregon Republicans Say Budget Poaches Money Intended For Veterans

OPB | June 26, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon House approved a funding plan Monday for the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. It came over the objections of some Republicans.

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Beaverton Mosque Welcomes Train Stabbing Victims' Families

OPB | June 24, 2017 10:47 a.m. | Portland

Friday night members of a Beaverton mosque welcomed the family of one of the victims from last month’s deadly MAX train stabbings.

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Portland Police Chief Defends Police Use Of Force At Dueling Protests

OPB | June 23, 2017 5:48 p.m. | Portland

Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman has written a detailed account of why police officers used pepper spray and detained dozens of people during dueling protests in downtown Portland on June 4.

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Oregon House Narrowly Votes To Scale Back Hot-Button Tax Break

OPB | June 23, 2017 4:10 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon House has narrowly passed a measure meant to scale back a tax break intended for small businesses.

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The Fight Over Tolls In Oregon's Transportation Bill

OPB | June 22, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Portland

Congestion pricing, which has long been promoted by transportation reformers, is a key issue in massive transportation bill facing an uncertain future in Oregon Legislature.

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Northwest Democrats Blast Senate GOP's 'Meaner' Health Care Bill

OPB | June 22, 2017 4:03 p.m. | Portland

The four U.S. senators from Oregon and Washington, all Democrats, united against the Republican health care bill.

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Oregon Democrats, Governor Say They'll Skip The Corporate Tax Hike

OPB | June 22, 2017 10:47 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown say they've given up trying to increase taxes on corporations during this year's legislative session.

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Health Care 'Provider Tax' Heads To Oregon Governor's Desk

OPB | June 21, 2017 1:31 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a tax increase meant to ensure continued health care coverage for low-income Oregonians.

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Oregon Más Cerca De Pasar Leyes Estrictas Como Estado Santuario

OPB | June 21, 2017 10:56 a.m.

Legisladores de Oregón quieren que sea más difícil para los agentes federales de inmigración encontrar personas que viven en el país ilegalmente.

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Education Budget Put On Hold While Oregon Debates Corporate Tax

OPB | June 20, 2017 4:40 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon House has postponed a key vote on the state's K-12 education budget. Democrats put off the decision until next Tuesday at the earliest.

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