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6 sneak peeks for the 2015 legislative session

6 sneak peeks for the 2015 legislative session

By Anna Staver
Statesman Journal
Sept 18, 2014

 

Oregon’s state lawmakers returned to Salem this week to begin the process of figuring out what bills they want to propose and support in the 2015 session.

After following them around …

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Kitzhaber, Richardson Set Dates for 3 Debates

Kitzhaber, Richardson Set Dates for 3 Debates

by Anna Staver
Statesman Journal
August 26, 2014

 

Oregonians will have at least three chances to see Gov. John Kitzhaber debate his Republican challenger, Rep. Dennis Richardson, between now and November.

The two campaigns have set dates for three …

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Portland Agency to Expand in Response to Illegal Minors’ Surge

Portland Agency to Expand in Response to Illegal Minors’ Surge

by Andrea Castillo
 oregonlive.com
July 31, 2014

 

When word got out last week that unaccompanied children from Central America would be arriving in Oregon, demonstrators zeroed in on the Portland nonprofit tasked with finding them long-term placement.

An anti-immigration …

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Sen. Tim Knopp appointed Deputy Caucus Leader: OR Senate GOP

Sen. Tim Knopp appointed Deputy Caucus Leader: OR Senate GOP


Salem, OR
– Senator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) has been appointed to Deputy Caucus Leader of the Senate Republican caucus. The caucus Deputy Leader assists in caucus tactics, strategy and administration and works …

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National Spotlight

Infographic: More States are Rejecting Common Core

Infographic: More States are Rejecting Common Core

By Tyler McArthur
The Heritage Foundation
Sept 19, 2014

More and more states are withdrawing from participation in Common Core, the one-size-fits-all education scheme pushed by the federal government.

Widespread frustration with Common Core–parents, teachers, and students alike are pushing …

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Government to Track Political Speech on Internet

Government to Track Political Speech on Internet

 Washington Free Beacon:

The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech on Twitter.

The National Science Foundation is financing

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Secretive Leftwing Network Discovered through WI Records Law

Secretive Leftwing Network Discovered through WI Records Law

by Nathan Schacht
mediatrackers.com

 

A low-profile Google Group used by over 1,000 state and national leftwing leaders and activists has been discovered thanks to Wisconsin’s open records law. A Media Trackers inquiry into the actions of …

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Who’ll Build the Roads?

Who’ll Build the Roads?

John Stossel
Townhall
Jul 16, 2014

“Tea party members don’t think there’s a federal role in transportation!” complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.

 If only most tea party members were …

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