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U.S. wind farms would keep their treasured tax breaks as part of an $85 billion package of temporary tax cuts passed by a key Senate committee Thursday.
If Senate Democrats retain the chamber in November, their work won't be over. They'll still have to manage the loss of more than 100 years of committee experience as several veterans retire from Democratic ranks.
When Ron Wyden was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996, the first new Senator from Oregon in 30 years, he vowed to visit every single county each year to hold town halls.Eighteen years later, Sen. Wyden has kept his promise, making his visit on Friday, April 18 to Lake County for town hall number 702 in his illustrious career serving Oregon.
But it took a month for the press and civil liberties groups to notice. The directive is aimed at ensuring a "consistent approach for addressing media engagement" across the intelligence community and "mitigate the risks of unauthorized disclosures of intelligence-related matters."
From calling him a hypocrite for not speaking out against Russia's use of mass surveillance to ridiculing him as a propaganda puppet when he finally does, it seems that security proponents will do whatever it takes to attack Snowden, even if it means contradicting themselves.
Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., was among speakers at an Oregon United for Marriage Rally in downtown Portland on the eve of a federal case to decide gay marriage in Oregon going to court in Eugene.
PSU students line up for graduation in August 2012. This year's job market will be better than the one those graduates faced.
Pacific Northwest--It's nearly impossible to travel the Columbia Plateau without seeing wind turbines, the new symbol of renewable energy.
In a clear extension of the war on whistleblowers, led by the Obama administration's record-setting number of Espionage Act prosecutions for alleged mishandling of classification, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a draconian directive barring employees from "unauthorized contact" with the media.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has issued a directive that prohibits all employees of the intelligence community from speaking to the press.
The Bacardi USA Political Action Committee left blank two sections of an amended statement of organization, prompting the Federal Election Commission to send the group a reminder note Friday that it needed to include addresses for its treasurer and affiliated banks.
The FDA is trying to tighten the country's food safety network. The proposal would classify companies that distribute spent grain to farms as animal feed manufacturers, imposing new sanitation requirements and possibly forcing them to dry and package the material before distribution, The Oregonian reported .