Articles tagged with: Politics

11 March 2014

"Bridgegate" Fight Continues

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Trenton, N.J. -- (NBC News) Two former top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were in court Tuesday to fight turning over documents regarding lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge. ...

05 March 2014

What doctors are saying about medical marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- It's no secret. Medical marijuana is a controversial issue, despite states across the country starting to legalize or loosen restrictions. NBC 5 spoke with three doctors to try and ...

05 March 2014

Government Accountability Office agrees to look into Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Washington D.C. -- The U.S. Government will examine the use of federal funds involved in the Cover Oregon website. The online insurance portal has not let anyone self-enroll since it launched last f ...

05 March 2014

Historic agreement reached on Upper Klamath Basin water

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath Tribes, the U.S. Department of Interior, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, and Upper Klamath Basin irrigators ...

04 March 2014

Outrage after Phoenix City Council temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana patients in Phoenix are angry after the city voted in favor of a four-month ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Monday night. "I'm furious, I'm absolutely furiou ...

03 March 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Applicants from all walks of life

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- As medical marijuana dispensaries are now legal, applicants from all walks of life are looking to cash-in on the growing marijuana industry.Shady Cove resident, Kathleen Payne is on ...

03 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensaries applications start today

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, several people around the state applied for a medical marijuana dispensary license. That's because the business of cannabis is now legal in Oregon.The application took jus ...

03 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensaries are now legal in Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- It's been bumpy road toward dispensary legalization in the state of Oregon. It's something both state and local lawmakers have been debating on. Now the wait is on to see what's nex ...

27 February 2014

Bill to study free community college moves to Governor's desk

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

Medford, Ore. -- A bill that could eventually lead to free tuition at Oregon's community colleges is on it's way to Governor Kitzhaber's desk. Senate bill 1524 would allow the Oregon Higher Educatio ...

25 February 2014

Klamath Union High School targeted for renovation, bond measure

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Voters in Klamath Falls could be asked in November to pay for a major renovation of Klamath Union High School. Klamath Falls City Schools Maintenance Director Wayne Huggins be ...