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Lawmakers Want Medicaid Dollars Out of Politics. Here’s Where the Money is Coming From

Rep. Mitch Greenlick is sick of this practice.

On May 23, state Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland) and four co-sponsors from his Democratic caucus took a first step toward cutting off a large and confounding source of political cash. 51 more words

Oregon Legislature

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

With Drug Costs In Crosshairs, Health Firms Gave Generously To Trump’s Inauguration

Facing acute risks to their businesses from Washington policymakers, health companies spent more than $2 million to buy access to the incoming Trump administration via candlelight dinners, black-tie balls and other inauguration events, new filings show. 397 more words

Morton Grove Melodrama Part 15- Looking back and questioning forward

In February 2013 the daughters of Jack O’Brien, one of the Action Party founders, spoke out on who they feel would be their dad’s choice in the Feb. 972 more words

Opinion

Morton Grove Melodrama Part 14 - The Power of Incumbency

One of the advantages of being the incumbent party and controlling all the municipal functions of the village is being able to “game the system” to your advantage. 666 more words

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Morton Grove Melodrama Part 11 - Somethings Shaking in Morton Grove

Over the past week there have been a couple of things that should make Morton Grover’s shake their heads in wonderment.

Last week, a mailing was sent out to Morton Grove businesses in a hand-addressed envelope that showed the return address of Village President DiMaria. 534 more words

Opinion

Morton Grove Melodrama Part 10 - Mo money!

In last weeks story we were going through how village president DiMaria self-styled himself as the face of the village and plastered his name on everything but a check to help pay for his political ambitions. 846 more words

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