Politics

31 August 2015

Local farms talk with US Representative about US Food Bill

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News

CENTRAL POINT, ORE. -- Nearly 20 local farmers and agricultural organizations gathered Monday afternoon to meet with US Representative Earl Blumenauer. The meeting is one of many hosted by the repre ...

26 August 2015

Trump spars with reporter

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  Donald Trump is waging a war of words with one of the nation's best-known Spanish news anchors. Trump and Univision's Jorge Ramos sparred at a news conference in Iowa Tuesday, and the n ...

27 July 2015

Trump leading new poll of Republican Presidential candidates

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Despite Donald Trump's often controversial campaign, he's leading a new poll of Republican presidential candidates.The tone of Donald Trump's campaign has drawn no shortage of detractors, this time, ...

17 July 2015

Veteran sets up alternative, less stressful, VA townhall meeting

Posted in Politics, Local

Yreka, Cali. -- A town hall meeting with Veteran's Affairs representatives in Yreka Saturday is breaking new ground. Veteran Bob Lindamood tells NBC5 News that he's been working with the VA to set ...

16 July 2015

Local farmer in DC ahead of GMO senate debate

Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News

WASHINGTON DC -- Just a little more than a month ago, Jackson County's ban on GMO's or genetically modified organisms went into effect. But now an amendment to a bill in the nation's capital may ...

09 July 2015

Medford city councilors working on marijuana regulations

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford city councilors and the city planning commission met this afternoon to talk about the future of recreational and medical marijuana licenses within city limits.Part of that ...

09 July 2015

Oregon Senators introducing a marijuana banking act

Posted in Politics, Regional

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden are introducing a marijuana banking act. The marijuana business access to banking act of 2015 would ensure that legal marijuana businesses can access banki ...

26 June 2015

Retail sales for recreational marijuana may be happening sooner than expected

Posted in Politics, Regional

Ore. --- Oregon could see retail sales of recreational marijuana starting sooner than expected.A state legislative committee approved a bill yesterday which would allow early sales through existing ...

16 June 2015

OLCC rolls out 'What's Legal' campaign to help with legal marijuana questions

Posted in Politics, Regional

Ore. --- You can now head over to www.whatslegaloregon.com for those questions about marijuana legalization in Oregon. The website is up and running and according to the Statesman Journal, the OLCC ...

12 June 2015

New bill may make it easier for people with prior arrests to get a job

Posted in Politics, Regional

Ore. --- People with prior arrests or convictions may soon have an easier time getting a job.The Oregon Senate passed House Bill 30-25 or the "ban the box" legislation with a vote of 21 to eight.  ...