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Drought emergency declared in Grant County

Gov. Brown cites low snowpack and precipitation.

Gov. Kate Brown issued a drought emergency declaration for Grant County April 10 following a March 14 request by the Grant County Court. 53 more words

Office Of The Governor

GUEST VIEW: Oregon ocean protections on hold

On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 the state received notice from the Court of Appeals that the Part Five amendments to the Territorial Sea Plan (OAR 660-036-0005) were held invalid on procedural grounds. 39 more words

Guest Opinion

Oregon Governor's Promised Tax Break Would Reach Sliver Of Targeted Businesses

If Gov. Kate Brown follows through on a plan to call Oregon’s Legislature into a special session in the coming months, she might wind up giving a tax break to a sliver of the businesses she’s pledged to target. 44 more words

Oregon Legislature

Editorial: Did Gov. Brown pick the right priority for a special session?

GGov. Kate Brown has called for a one-day special legislative session in June to give some of the smallest businesses in the state — sole proprietorships — a tax break. 50 more words


Brown to sign university funding bill at OSU-Cascades

Legislature allocated $39 million for second academic building.

Gov. Kate Brown will visit Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill authorizing $39 million for a new academic building at the campus. 16 more words

Bend Bulletin

Editorial: Governor and Legislature need to do more about PERS

Sunday’s Bulletin featured a New York Times story highlighting the devastating math of Oregon’s public employees retirement system known as PERS.

PERS has produced ridiculous outcomes. 54 more words

Oregon Legislature

Hansell: A business tax fairy tale

Inconceivable! This word rang out time and time again from the lips of Vizzini when I recently watched “The Princess Bride” on DVD while riding my exercise bike off to nowhere. 37 more words

Oregon Legislature