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Final stretch arguments for Measure 97

Sarles, co-owner of Oregon Fruit products, a company that employs around 80 people, suggested his company may decide to move out of state should the measure pass. "Measure 97 is not the solution," he ... read more

Is corporate tax measure a 'blank check'? Campaigns slug it out on how revenue could be used

Initiative Petition 28 — which is on track to be called Measure 97 on the ballot — would levy a 2.5 percent tax on certain corporations’ Oregon sales exceeding $ ... for anything they want at their ow... read more

Letters to the editor: Taverns or schools, parks?

This is to our nation's peril ... yes on Measures 66 and 67 ("Ballot measures, new tactics could help put the squeeze on class sizes," Oct 20). If, as she states, 97.5 percent of individual taxpayers ... read more

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The Spotted Owl Is in Peril Again. And You Can’t Blame the Loggers.

Based on a previous small-scale experiment in California that showed some success, the study identified four areas—one in Washington, one in California, two in Oregon—where barred ... barred owls goin... read more

Buildings That Kill: The Earthquake Danger Lawmakers Have Ignored for Decades

They haven’t come up with public financing options for businesses to do seismic retrofits, as Oregon legislators did last year ... As evidence of the peril mounted, Seattle’s City Council focused on t... read more

Transcript: Day One of the Roberts Hearings

We begin these hearings on the confirmation of Judge John Roberts to be chief justice of the United States ... for America to begin to provide a measure of equality to many who were held back for so l... read more

What Do Sage Grouse and Transgender Toilets Have in Common?

Long story short, populations of these birds have declined 97 percent over the last century, but recent measures to ... states where the sage grouse is an issue are Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nor... read more

Why We Shouldn't Ban Shark Fin

The procurement and distribution of shark's fin, which results in the killing of an estimated 73 million sharks yearly, is now illegal in Hawaii, California, Oregon and Washington ... of shark's fin s... read more

Lawyer states case for clergy sex abuse victims

In separate rulings over the last year, federal courts have paved the way for Anderson to sue the Vatican in Oregon, and to use a 200-year-old ... "And on some level he's managed to intertwine a salva... read more

Pamplin Media Group - Letters: Accent, not language, can be barrier

Measure 97 will meaningfully invest in Oregon’s schools by making companies pay their ... His take charge, “I’ll save you” persona speaks to those who are looking for salvation from what they regard a... read more

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