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Boosting Minimum Wage Could Be a Net Loss for Some

Boosting Minimum Wage Could Be a Net Loss for Some

By Anna Staver
Statesman Journal
Nov 23, 2014

 

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to raise the minimum wage. The easy part would be passing legislation.

Which means the hard part isn’t convincing Republicans or business advocacy groups to go along …

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Climate Reporting Chaos in Oregon

Climate Reporting Chaos in Oregon

By Sierra Rayne
The American Thinker
Nov 17, 2014

 

For some reason, I don’t find it surprising that Oregon is a hotbed of climate alarmism. Thus, when the Portland Tribune recently published an article describing how Oregon’s “warmer climate …

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Wyden Out of Step with his Flawed O&C Legislation

Wyden Out of Step with his Flawed O&C Legislation

By In the news
Oregon Catalyst
Nov 14, 2014

American Forest Resource Council

Legislation is Unanimously Opposed by Oregon’s Forest Products Industry, Opposed by the O&C Counties, and Lacks Support from Reps. DeFazio, Schrader, and Walden and Governor Kitzhaber

Groups

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Blurred Lines – How Kitzhaber’s Re-election Campaign Secretly Shaped State Policy Around Cover Oregon

Blurred Lines – How Kitzhaber’s Re-election Campaign Secretly Shaped State Policy Around Cover Oregon

By Nigel Jaquiss
Willamette Week
Nov 12, 2014


Gov. John Kitzhaber used campaign advisers to secretly direct his administration’s response to Cover Oregon, the state’s failed $250 million health insurance exchange.

Previously undisclosed records show that the state’s official …

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National Spotlight

Time is Up for Wind Production Tax Credits

Time is Up for Wind Production Tax Credits

By Rick Manning
NetRightDaily
Nov 17, 2014

“The private sector can be expected to develop improved solar and wind technologies which will begin to become competitive and self-supporting on a national level by the end of the decade if assisted

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GOP Midterm Election Win Bigger than Americans Realize

GOP Midterm Election Win Bigger than Americans Realize

By Gary DeMar
Godfather Politics
Nov 14, 2014

In 2009, James Carville, the Democrat’s “Ragin’ Cajun,” wrote 40 More Years: How the Democrats Will Rule the Next Generation. It was the heyday of liberal Democrat ascendancy.

“A Democratic majority …

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Divided Democrats on the Run

Divided Democrats on the Run

By Christopher Chantrill
American Thinker
Nov 11, 2014

 

Isn’t it nice that our rulers tell us everything —  eventually? First thing out of the gate after the midterm was Harry Reid’s chief of staff briefing the media on how …

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Obama Administration Quietly Prepares ‘Surge’ Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs

Obama Administration Quietly Prepares ‘Surge’ Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs

Breitbart
Oct 19, 2014

 

Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive …

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