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Political Chat: Echoes Of Spring In Week's News

OPB | May 31, 2013 9:41 a.m. | Portland

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The week after Memorial Day is — in a sense — the first week of summer. But you could be excused for not noticing, with the Pacific Northwest still enduring chilly and wet weather.

Echoes of spring are accompanying the lingering tail of news from last week’s special election. Two Oregon counties are still left with figuring out how to fund basic services, after their voters shot down levies. Meanwhile, the state is still trying to figure out mandatory minimum sentences. And the idea of a bike tax has been floated in Portland.

Fridays, we talk politics with Bill and Jeff. Bill Lunch is OPB’s Political Analyst. Jeff Mapes is the senior political reporter for The Oregonian.

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