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Oregon veterans upset with proposed state budget

Salem, Ore. —  A ballot measure aimed at generating additional funding for Oregon veterans passed overwhelmingly in November. The measure sets aside 1.5% of Oregon lottery funds for veterans services; funding that’s expected to bring in $18-million over the next 2 years. …

Kitzhaber says vote ‘no’ on Measure 97

Salem, Ore. — A surprise “no” argument for Measure 97 from former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber. Kitzhaber says there’s no doubt the state needs the money, but he says throwing more money at programs like the state’s health care system or education …

Obama endorses Gov. Kate Brown

Washington, D.C. — A big endorsement Thursday for Governor Kate Brown from President Obama himself. In a video message, the President praised what the governor’s managed to accomplish during her short term, saying, “Governor Brown has signed legislation raising the minimum wage. …

Final gubernatorial debate

The final gubernatorial debate is Thursday night. Portland NBC affiliate KGW and the Oregonian will host the debate between Governor Kate Brown and Doctor Bud Pierce in Portland.The debate starts streaming at 7:00 p.m. You can watch it on KGW’s website.

Oregon/Oracle reach Cover Oregon settlement

Salem, Ore. – A settlement between Oracle and the state of Oregon has been reached. According to a press release from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, the settlement is valued at more than $100 million. It includes cash payments to Oregon as …
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