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9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Don't blame economic problems on trade: Editorial Agenda 2014

Automobiles have long been a key import at the Port of Portland, but the Port has begun to handle vehicle exports as well.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Outsourcing, Washington County, OR, Opinion

13 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

Tax Policy Issues Prepare for a Rumble on the Gridiron

The clock is running out on the 113th Congress. While the calendar says we are not quite at the two-minute warning, with a truncated September congressional schedule and the campaign season taking up much of the fall, the final whistle is closer than you may think.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch, Eric Cantor

Yesterday | Portland Tribune

Sources Say: Mudslinging comes early and often in Oregon races

The email campaigns in the Oregon U.S. Senate and governor races have reached a fevered pitch, with more than two months still to go before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Senator Wyden: Federal legislation to improve oil train safety may be needed

PORTLAND, Ore. - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and outspoken advocate for improving oil train safety, has repeatedly criticized loopholes in the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed safety rules.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Brammo plans to keep jobs in Rogue Valley

Eight months after Brammo, Inc. moved into its cavernous new quarters, the message is clear - the electric motorcycle maker has room to grow in multiple directions.

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Related Topix: Brammo Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Brammo Enertia, Brammo, Ducati Motorcycle, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Senator Wyden: Federal legislation to improve oil train safety may be needed

PORTLAND, Ore. - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and outspoken advocate for improving oil train safety, has repeatedly criticized loopholes in the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed safety rules.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Times-Standard

Supervisors wait for next move in Klamath Basin agreement

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors had a brief discussion Tuesday on what the next step will be in trying to keep the county involved with the process of the proposed Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement after the federal government denied funding a position for that purpose.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Humboldt County, CA, Trinidad (Washington, DC), Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Klamath-River, CA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Clackamas Review

Merkley gets nurses' endorsement

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has the endorsement of the Oregon Nurses Association in his second-term bid against Republican Monica Wehby, a physician from Portland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Forbes.com

Tax Inversions: Banks Are Making Millions

I write for a world filled with confusion and self-interest. If you agree that people search for simple, straight-forward and unbiased analysis follow along as we "Make Cents" of topics ranging from the economy , the world of investing, and financial planning .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Estate Planning, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Financial Services

The Oregonian

Ron Wyden: Federal legislation to increase oil train safety may be needed

Portland Fire Chief Erin Janssens listens as Sen. Ron Wyden talks at an oil train safety meeting earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Senator Jeff Merkley, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Albina Head Start lands $18M in tax credits

Sen. Ron Wyden appeared at the announcement this morning that Albina Head Start would receive $18 million in New Market Tax Credits.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Albina (Portland, OR), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids

Christian Science Monitor

Will the Treasury Department put a stop to US corporate inversions?

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks at the 5th Annual Making Home Affordable Summit in June.

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Related Topix: US News, US Treasury, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Senator Chuck Schumer

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Times-Standard

Humboldt County supervisors grapple with funding for Klamath dam analyst

During its Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss its options on how to keep up on a proposed Klamath dam removal project after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation denied providing funds for a county position to serve that purpose.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Humboldt County, CA, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Klamath-River, CA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Blue Lake, CA

BlueOregon

Merkley & Wyden take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Here's Senator Jeff Merkley on Thursday night accepting the challenge from Beaverton's Mayor Denny Doyle -- and passing it along to Senator Ron Wyden and Treasurer Ted Wheeler: And here's Senator Wyden on Friday night accepting that challenge with three of his kids, and passing it along to the Oregon Duck mascot -- and, well, U of O alums ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Representative Kurt Schrader, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon

Thu Aug 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Make manufacturing pay off for Oregon: Editorial Agenda 2014

Intel is the primary reason Oregon scores high in manufacturing rankings, but the state also is growing in other areas such as food production.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, CPU, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Government Executive

Nuclear Site Whistleblower Ordered Back on the Job

An environmental safety specialist who had been fired in 2011 by an Energy Department contractor was ordered reinistated on Tuesday after the Labor Department determined that the employer retaliated against her for raising concerns about atomic waste disposal procedures at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Richland, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Times Herald

Fact check: Measuring Merkley's record

An ad from a Koch-backed group labels Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley an ineffective leader because he "wrote only one bill that became law" in six years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Warner

The Hill

Activists: Future of Web may be in Senate Dem's hands

The Electronic Frontier Foundation says Sen. Ron Wyden "may hold the future of the Internet in his hands," and is calling on him not to jeopardize it in negotiations for a major upcoming trade deal.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

South County Spotlight

Sources Say: It's never too early to speculate about governor's race

Even though the 2014 Oregon governor's race is still underway, some Democrats already are wondering who will run in 2018.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impactsVilsack...

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impacts Obama wants Congress to add wildfires to natural disasters eligible for FEMA assistance.

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Related Topix: US News, FEMA, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

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