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Our Opinion: Time to talk details on budget deal

For reasons that bewilder just about everyone we’ve talked to, Gov. Kate Brown has largely walked away from the most important task facing the state she said she wanted to govern. 43 more words

Opinion

Our View: Silly season is here in Salem - Opinion

It’s a perennial occurrence, especially when the state faces a budget shortfall: Bills materialize in the Legislature with truly twisted ideas for imposing taxes on just about anything. 37 more words

Oregon Legislature

Standard & Poor’s affirms Angola’s credit rating at “B”

Rating agency Standard & Poor’s maintained its rating for Angola at “B” and the outlook negative over the next 18 months despite the likely increase in the price of oil, according to a note sent to investors. 174 more words

Economy

Elderly Care and Overseas Aid

Well it had to happen sooner or later but it has recently been announced that the UK is funding elderly care in China.

China is a country with a nuclear industry, a space industry and one of the largest economies in the world and yet we are funding the care of their elderly. 484 more words

Government

Sources: Wish lawmakers luck in reducing deficit

Advocacy groups lobbying the 2017 Oregon Legislature have released wildly different proposals for closing the $1.8 billion gap in next year’s budget, underlining the difficulty of finding common ground. 11 more words

Oregon Legislature

Health care, northern support big issues at SUMA bear pit session

Saskatchewan’s Premier Brad Wall and his cabinet fielded questions on a wide range of topics from Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) delegates during the group’s bear pit session at their annual conference. 396 more words

Canada

Carnage of the Middle Class

By Michael Pento – Re-Blogged From http://www.PentoPort.com

In President Donald J. Trump’s inaugural address he promised, “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” And immediately liberals and the MSM took umbrage to his use of the word carnage, which means the slaughter of a large number of people, claiming it was just too dark a description for America. 809 more words

GDP & Employment