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Two Billionaires give to Oregon Top-Two Primary Effort

Two Billionaires give to Oregon Top-Two Primary Effort

Portland Tribune

 

Two out-of-state billionaires have contributed almost $3 million to the effort for a top-two primary in Oregon.

John Arnold, a hedge-fund manager in natural-gas trading, contributed $1.5 million to Open Primaries, …

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Kitzhaber’s Staff Aided Financially Troubled Former Client of Oregon’s “First Lady”

Kitzhaber’s Staff Aided Financially Troubled Former Client of Oregon’s “First Lady”

by Nigel Jaquiss
Willamette Week
Oct 15, 2014

 

The governor’s office intervened with state Energy Department to delay foreclosure

The owner of the Pronghorn Golf Course in Bend was in deep financial trouble.

It was November 2011, and the …

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Oregon Sec of State: It’s OK if Democrats Do It

Oregon Sec of State: It’s OK if Democrats Do It

by Jacob Daniels
In the News
Oct 9, 2014

Cronyism is Alive and Well in Oregon: Patricia McCaig Decision Diminishes Transparency in State Elections

On September 24, Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss reported that an advisor to Governor John Kitzhaber, named …

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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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National Spotlight

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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Obama Already Has An Ebola Czar – Where Is She?

Obama Already Has An Ebola Czar – Where Is She?

By Mollie Hemingway

 

As the Ebola situation in West Africa continues to deteriorate, some U.S. officials are claiming that they would have been able to better deal with the public health threat if only …

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George W. Bush on Obama’s Handling of the Islamic State and Iraq

George W. Bush on Obama’s Handling of the Islamic State and Iraq

By T. Becket Adams
The Washington Examiner
October 2, 2014

Former President George W. Bush declined to criticize President Obama’s handling of Iraq and the rise of the Islamic State, the terrorist group that has captured large swaths of land …

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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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