Politics

25 October 2012

Jackson County Residents May See Property Taxes Reduced

Posted in Politics, Local

Some Jackson County home owners may see a reduction in their property taxes this year. It could be a positive effect of a failing housing market. Since 2007, officials say properties values within J ...

24 October 2012

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Director To Retire

Posted in Politics, Local

After months of turmoil, the Director of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission will soon step down from his position. Director Steve Pharo announced Tuesday that he will retire on November 16 after w ...

22 October 2012

Commissioners To Approve Jacksonville Residential Development Project

Posted in Politics, Local

The city of Jacksonville could soon see a new residential development. Jackson County commissioners plan to approve a zoning change for the 405-acres of the former landfill, just east of downtown. I ...

07 July 2012

November Ballot

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics

In Oregon politics, supporters backing the legalization of marijuana say they believe they have enough signatures to make it onto the November ballot.Lori Duckworth -- Executive Director of Southern ...

27 April 2012

Student Loan Bill Passes

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

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On Capitol Hill today, the House passed and sent to the Senate a bill to keep student loan rates low, but there was a partisan fight over how to pay and it is spilling over into the presidential ele ...

24 April 2012

Gingrich's Last Stand?

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Voters are headed to the polls today in five primary states, and Mitt Romney is looking to lock up the Republican nomination. President Obama, meanwhile, was in North Carolina, reaching out to the ...

19 April 2012

Jobs, Taxes and Millionaires

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New polls show the race for the White House tightening, and the economy continuing to dominate voter concerns. Mitt Romney went to a vacant Ohio factory Thursday to blame the president for the stat ...

16 April 2012

Selling The "Buffett Rule"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

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Medford, Oregon -- With one more day before taxes are due, many have money on the mind and today taxes for the wealthiest were at the center of a controversial vote in the Senate. The Buffett Rule ( ...

16 April 2012

Secret Service Scandal Grows

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NBC News has learned that more Secret Service members are under investigation for misconduct in Colombia just before President Obama's summit trip. As many as 20 agents and uniformed officers on th ...