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News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB | July 31, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

The Race For Multnomah County Chair

OPB | April 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.

An Update On The Portland Arts Tax

OPB | April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB | March 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB | March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

OPB | Jan. 10, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.

New Oregon Laws Take Effect

OPB | Jan. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.

Is There Fire Where There's Vapor?: The E-Cigarette Debate

OPB | Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB | Oct. 29, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

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