Politics

23 January 2013

Debt Ceiling Averted...For Now

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

House votes to suspend debt ceiling in bid to craft budget and avoid new fiscal crisis. Steve Handelsman reports.

23 January 2013

Washington Looks To Suspend Debt-Ceiling Through May

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

In Washington this morning the House is expected to vote on a measure to suspend the debt ceiling through mid-May. This is different from past bills which raised the amount the government could borr ...

21 January 2013

Inauguration Day Arrives

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Washington D.C.

President Obama takes the oath of office once again in today's public ceremony. Tracie Potts reports.

21 January 2013

Josephine County Tax District

Posted in Politics

Josephine County Commissioners voted unanimously to form a permanent law-enforcement tax district.  The tax district would come with a maximum rate of 1.85 per $1000 dollars of assessed property va ...

18 January 2013

Final Inauguration Preps Underway

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Washington D.C.

Washington DC prepares for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. Tracie Potts reports.

16 January 2013

Local Law Enforcement Reacts to Gun Control Plan

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Despite President Obama's push to ban assault weapons, some Southern Oregon Sheriffs vow to uphold the constitution. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters says he will not support a ban on assault wea ...

16 January 2013

Obama Unveils Gun Control Plan

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News

It's the most sweeping change to firearms laws in nearly two decades.

16 January 2013

Congress Considers Sandy Aid

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

House set to vote on $51 billion relief package. Danielle Leigh reports.

15 January 2013

First Day On Capitol Hill For Congress

Posted in Politics

On capitol hill -today is the first full day for the 113th congress. Lawmakers will get to work debating legislation that would provide 51 billion dollars in disaster relief aid - for victims of hur ...

10 January 2013

Voters Will See GMO Measure In 2014

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics, Local

A petition filed along with 6700 signatures cleared the elections clerks office Monday. That means voters will have their say on whether or not genetically modified crops should be banned in Jackson ...