Politics

15 April 2014

Where does your federal income tax go?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Phoenix, Ore. -- Where does your Federal Income Tax really go? It's the last day to file and peace activists are protesting government waste. Activists positioned at several Rogue Valley post office ...

14 April 2014

FDA hears proposals on brewery regulations

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The Food and Drug Administration is looking at tightening regulations on farm animal feed. Some of that feed comes from beer breweries. Some say the proposed ruling could hurt local ...

13 April 2014

GMO awareness talk at Jacksonville Library

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Jacksonville, Ore. --  Local GMO free activists hosted an informational talk regarding genetically modified crops at the Jacksonville Library Sunday afternoon. It's one of several talks coming with ...

11 April 2014

Medford looking into shortening appeals process

Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford City Council is considering ways to shorten the appeals process when it comes to business licenses. The issue was discussed in Thursday's city council study session. A ...

08 April 2014

Dispensary ban heads to 2nd reading in Gold Hill

Posted in Politics, Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The city of Gold Hill voted for a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. The city council heard it's first reading Tuesday night of a proposed ordinance that would est ...

08 April 2014

Merkley: "Progress has stalled" on equal pay

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

Medford, Ore. -- Over the phone, U.S. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley pledged his support for Presidents Obama's executive actions over equal pay, saying the wage disparity takes food off the table. "T ...

07 April 2014

Jackson County to receive $6 million in federal timber funds

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County will receive $6 million in federal timber payments within the next few weeks. The amount is something County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal called pennies compared to ...

04 April 2014

DOJ investigating Sheriff candidate alleged election violation

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore.-- A Jackson County Sheriff candidate is being investigated by the Oregon Department of Justice for an alleged elections law violation. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy,  Lieutenant Bob ...

04 April 2014

Money pouring in for local GMO ban campaign

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local

Medford, Ore. -- A highly polarized measure that would ban genetically modified organisms in Jackson County will come before voters next month. The measure has two political action committees facing ...

02 April 2014

Grants Pass bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, Health

Grants Pass, Ore.-- The city council voted unanimously Wednesday night to adopt a moratorium that will temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries in Grants Pass until May of 2015. They took it ...