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Top Political News - February 17, 2018
  • Kitzhaber violated ethics law 10 times, could be subject to $50K fine, Oregon ethics panel rules
  • Democrats rile Republicans with plan to subvert traditional election rules to amend Oregon Constitution
  • Economic forecast: Oregon will have nearly $100M more revenue despite federal tax reform
  • Is Oregon great? Science projects aim to put the state's universities on the map
  • Editorial: Health care as a 'right' doesn't belong in the constitution
  • Our view: Oregon Legislature no longer a safe space for harassers
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  • Portland lands 17 nods in 2018 James Beard Awards semifinals
  • Strong growth for corporations based in Oregon
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  • Editorial: State audit says not enough done to regulate pot
  • Idaho utility continues attempt to negate Oregon fish law
  • Leaders: Labor shortage due to lack of training, state benefits
  • Mercury pollution may impact Oregon farm erosion rules
  • My View: Cap-and-trade could harm manufacturing
  • Selma Pierce, wife of former Kate Brown challenger, to run for Oregon House
  • A $41,000 Donation to a Portland Candidate Ranks Among Largest Ever in City Race
  • Portland gas tax brings in more than expected
  • Portland Teachers Union Endorses NAACP of Portland President Jo Ann Hardesty for City Council
  • ACLU questions new OSU policy requiring students to disclose past felony convictions

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  • Editorial: Don't buy Kitzhaber's excuses
  • Editorial: Governments should not hide bargaining with their unions
  • For Kruse's replacement, Republicans mull former lawmaker involved in topless bar controversy
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  • Lawmakers push for openness on prescription pricing despite industry opposition
  • Ore. lawmakers move to help scrub racist deed language
  • The unaffordable burden of funding every good cause: Editorial
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  • Rep. Richard Vial opts not to rock boat after uproar
  • Pendleton City Councilors concerned by budget projections
  • Beaverton School District bans book with sexual themes from some classrooms

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  • Bill Could Solve Portland's Car-Theft Wave
  • Bill to make health care a constitutional right moves forward
  • Bill would end Idaho's involvement in voter fraud program
  • Curbside recycling on chopping block
  • Federal prosecutor resigns as chair of Oregon committee
  • House approves protections for all Oregon seed growers
  • Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism
  • Lawmakers withdraw autonomous vehicle proposal
  • Meth Deaths Rise in Oregon, While Focus is on Opioid Epidemic
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  • Oregon ethics watchdog says John Kitzhaber misused his office for personal gain
  • Oregon Senate committee gets health care rights bill
  • Panel of Clackamas County Judges Rules Oregon Lawmakers Improperly Cut Sentences For Repeat Property-Crime Offenders
  • Portland Police make first conviction from testing decades-old sex assault evidence kits
  • Prosecutors to seek nearly 4-year sentence for Oregon refuge occupier Jason Patrick
  • Seattle Public Radio Station KUOW Unionizes
  • Senate panel won't debate Sen. Jeff Kruse harassment allegations
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  • The Black Parent Initiative Fires Co-Founder and CEO Charles McGee
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