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2015/05/25 18:37
2015/05/25 18:37
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The Senate this weekend cleared the two-month highway funding patch passed last week by the U.S. House, securing solvency for the U.S. Highway Trust Fund until July 31. This is Congress’ 33rd stopgap...
2015/05/25 18:37
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2015/05/22 20:34
2015/05/22 20:34
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A win for voters: As expected, opponents of Oregon's newly revived low-carbon fuel standard moved this week to place the misguided program in front of voters in November 2016. Of the three prospective...
2015/05/20 16:07
2015/05/20 16:07
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WASHINGTON -- States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday, the 12th such temporary patch in six years and a reflection of...
2015/05/19 21:53
2015/05/19 21:53
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The bill (H.R. 1987) received unanimous support two weeks ago from the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which includes Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio Congressman as its ranking...
2015/05/19 18:18
2015/05/19 18:18
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About one trillion dollars will be spent on nuclear weapons in the U.S. within the next 30 years, according to the internationally recognized organization Global Zero. Global Zero’s mission is to...
2015/05/19 16:29
2015/05/19 16:29
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Oregon lawmakers fight Bend, Eugene mail center closures | News - Home Oregon lawmakers fight Bend, Eugene mail center closuresAppeal to new postmaster general to reconsider In a joint letter...
2015/05/19 13:38
2015/05/19 13:38
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Oregon lawmakers have passed legislation to keep the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter base in Newport open indefinitely. The Coast Guard almost closed the air facility in 2014 due to budget cuts. The...
2015/05/16 05:56
2015/05/16 05:56
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Republicans from both chambers said they expected Congress to approve the legislation next week. Lawmakers are scheduled to leave the capital by next Friday for a weeklong Memorial Day recess....
2015/05/13 23:27
2015/05/13 23:27
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WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers in the U.S. Congress backed new spending cuts for Amtrak on Wednesday, just hours after a deadly accident, reviving an often rancorous debate over the public funding of...
2015/05/13 18:57
2015/05/13 18:57
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WASHINGTON -- Within a day of an Amtrak derailment that killed at least 7 people and injured many others, a House committee voted Wednesday to slash funding for the railroad service, over objections...
2015/05/13 07:10
2015/05/13 07:10
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WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans on Tuesday voted to block government rules that would clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from pollution and development under the...
2015/05/12 20:13
2015/05/12 20:13
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Facing resistance from lawmakers in his own party to a sweeping free-trade deal with Asian nations, President Obama is lining up allies elsewhere — starting at Nike Inc. headquarters...
2015/05/12 04:49
2015/05/12 04:49
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An aircraft, operated by Ryanair Holdings Plc, waits on the tarmac as another prepares to land at an airport in this file photo. A push to radically reshape the outmoded U.S. air-traffic control...
2015/05/10 13:57
2015/05/10 13:57
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President Barack Obama is fighting an uphill battle in seeking congressional approval for so-called “fast track authority” to conclude a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which would include...
2015/05/09 08:53
2015/05/09 08:53
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Facing resistance from lawmakers in his own party to a sweeping free-trade deal with Asian nations, President Obama is lining up allies elsewhere — starting at Nike Inc. headquarters...
2015/05/08 16:44
2015/05/08 16:44
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Watch a live stream of President Barack Obama's speech today at Nike in Beaverton. The Associated Press recently reported that Obama wants Congress to approve so-called fast-track trade authority,...
2015/05/07 16:07
2015/05/07 16:07
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WASHINGTON -- Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a...
2015/05/07 00:34
2015/05/07 00:34
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Oregon prides itself on independence. Known and celebrated for going its own way, the state shows a history of dynamic individualism (think Gov. Tom McCall) and creative problem solving (think bottle...
2015/05/04 19:29
2015/05/04 19:29
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Writer proposes local currency named after Eugene's namesake | News - Home Writer proposes local currency named after Eugene's namesake EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — May I pay for that in Skinners? That...
2015/05/02 06:29
2015/05/02 06:29
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Ore. lawmakers urge quick release of timber payments | News - Home Ore. lawmakers urge quick release of timber paymentsAlso want to know impacts of sequester on funding Oregon Reps. Greg Walden,...
2015/05/25 18:37
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