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UO plans to cut $4.5 million in spending from 2017-18 budget

Squeezed by rising personnel costs and limited money from the state, the University of Oregon continues to scrape for savings.

UO President Michael Schill on Thursday announced four new spending curbs as part of a continued effort to address an approaching budget shortfall. 14 more words

The Register-Guard

Trump and the Poor: How will Trump’s Budget Affect the Poor?

Here is a list of cuts that will affect the poor:

1. Trump would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps almost 2 million people a year. 333 more words

Two Questions about Ivanka: I Hope Someone Gives Me an Answer

Two questions, similar to the ones I asked about Kellyanne Conway; is Ivanka getting a salary for her “White House Job,” and if she is; who is paying for it? 201 more words

Why Not Feeding The Elderly Will Give Service Members One More Thing To Worry About On The Battlefield

The last time I visited my dad before he died, I noticed that there was one thing that he didn’t need for – food.

My father, a chef by trade,  was so frail from cancer and AIDS complications, that he couldn’t bite into a yummy bagel, or twirl his pasta with a fork and a spoon. 627 more words


Our View: Voters receptive to taxes for schools

After voters resoundingly defeated Ballot Measure 97, a $6 billion proposed tax increase on large corporations, the measure’s backers came up with a revised tax plan they hoped could gain traction in Salem. 34 more words

Oregon Legislature

Editorial: Legislaors need to take message on taxes to heart

New poll results ring true

Oregon voters place a top priority on K-12 public schools but don’t really trust the state to tax and spend wisely on education, new opinion polling indicates. 59 more words

Oregon Legislature

Turning Off the Sirens: Your Debt-Free Journey

You’ve just started your journey to freedom and all of the sudden, your car’s transmission decides to go out – “It would do,” you think to yourself as you sigh and hand over your credit card to the automotive professional. 637 more words