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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attacks Sanctuary Cities In Portland

OPB | Sept. 19, 2017 8:38 a.m. | Portland

Protesters gathered in Northwest Portland on Tuesday to call Sessions' visit "unwelcome" and "potentially dangerous."

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Should Washington Allow Home Grows Of Recreational Cannabis?

Northwest News Network | Sept. 18, 2017 7:07 p.m. | Olympia, Washington

Washington is the only state with legal cannabis that doesn't allow home grows. There have been efforts to change that in recent years.

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Jeff Sessions Questions Washington's Marijuana Regulations

OPB | Aug. 4, 2017 4:47 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington state leaders are criticizing a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the state’s regulation of recreational and medical marijuana.

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Justice Department Intensifies Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities

AP | July 25, 2017 4:02 p.m. | Washington

The Justice Department says cities must give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released.

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Sessions To Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee

AP | June 10, 2017 3:26 p.m. | Washington

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election.

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Former Washington Federal Prosecutors Challenge Sessions On Sentencing Policy

Northwest News Network | May 30, 2017 7:23 p.m.

More than two dozen former federal prosecutors from western Washington are pushing back against new guidance from the Trump administration.

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Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Tells ICE To Stay Out Of Courthouses

OPB | April 7, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Balmer said Thursday that actions by federal immigration officers have been a "strong deterrent" to people seeking justice.

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Seattle Police Review Shows Benefits Of US-backed Reform

AP | April 6, 2017 2:14 p.m. | Seattle

Federally mandated changes for Seattle police led to a big drop in how often officers use serious force. The future is uncertain for a similar agreement between Portland and the Department of Justice.

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Oregon's Governor Pushes Back Against Stricter Marijuana Laws

OPB | Feb. 28, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is urging the Trump administration to view marijuana as an economic opportunity.