Wednesday Dec 4
US News & World Report
House Leaders Propose Telecom Law Rewrite
Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., wants to take the nation's communications laws and "update them for the Internet era."
House Committees Begin Process To Shape An "Internet Era" Communications Act
The effort to craft the first major revision of the Communications Act in 18 years could be interesting but probably will end up to be a politically factious mess.
Sen. Baucus Goes After Advertising in Tax Reform Draft
Advertising lobbyists are sounding code red again, this time in the Senate, where finance committee Max Baucus released Thursday a tax reform draft that included precisely what the ad community feared : a proposal that would reduce the advertising tax deduction by half.
OR-Sen: Jeff Merkley (D) To Obama, "Congress Must Vote Before Another Decade of War in Afghanistan"
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley has formed another left-right coalition aimed at keeping the pressure on the Obama administration to continue winding down U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan.
Oregon Editorial Rdp
As speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, Jeff Merkley was known as "the Boy Scout."
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Capitola homicide victim remembered for his love of family, faith and the ocean
Friends and family of Jonathan Gordon Smith remembered him as a man with an enthusiastic nature, strong faith and close ties to the ocean.