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PSU students held up a banner at a May 25, 2016 meeting of the Board of Trustees, reading "Poverty State University." Students pressed the Board to take action to reduce the cost of attending PSU.

PSU students held up a banner at a May 25, 2016 meeting of the Board of Trustees, reading "Poverty State University." Students pressed the Board to take action to reduce the cost of attending PSU.

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  • OPB’s education reporter Rob Manning gives us an update on the controversy over lead in the water at Portland Public Schools.

 

  • We dig into the report from the Legislative Revenue Office about what could be the most contentious issue on Oregon’s November ballot — a gross receipts tax measure currently known as Initiative Petition 28. Legislative Revenue Officer Paul Warner joins us.

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