Jeb Bladine: Pay out the 'kicker,' then look at change

Most people agree it’s smart to set aside funds in a rainy day savings account. But, apparently, that good advice is lost on Oregonians as it relates to their state government. We already have a ...

Speed all-important in medical response

Sudden onset of serious medical symptoms associated with either heart attacks or strokes should be considered the starter’s gun that triggers a dash to emergency medical care. Thursday’s lead ...

PERS decision will drive budget talks

Oregon’s Supreme Court last week gutted 2013 legislative efforts to reduce costs of the Public Employees Retirement System, and it didn’t take long to see the results. One government official, ...

Jeb Bladine: Save us from the evil corporations

Want more evidence that the Oregon Legislature has degenerated into ultimately dangerous levels of partisanship? Look no further than Wednesday’s passage of the obscure HB 2832 by the House of Representatives. As ...

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