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Oregon Voters Could See More Community Rights Measures Going Forward

OPB/EarthFix | May 17, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The concept of community rights stems from the idea that local communities should have say over corporate projects that could cause local harm. 

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Yoncalla School Bond Narrowly Fails

The Roseburg News Review | May 17, 2017 7:37 a.m. | Yoncalla, Oregon

The district was to use these funds to fix and replace water lines to mitigate flooding, update computer equipment, and make energy improvements to the heating, ventilation and electricity systems.

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Hanford Emergency | Talking Business | Egyptian-American Playwright | New Oregon Tax Plan

OPB | May 9, 2017 noon | Portland

A new play about an immigrant couple premiers from an Egyptian-American playwright, a response to yesterday's interview about the Oregon Democrats' tax plan, and an update on regional business news.

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Oregon County Seeks To Block LNG Project With Ballot Measure

OPB/EarthFix | May 8, 2017 7:30 a.m.

"Community-Rights" measure aims to give Coos County residents control over energy infrastructure projects.

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Ghost Of Measure 97 Appears As Oregon Lawmakers Unveil Business Tax Proposal

OPB | May 2, 2017 8:44 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers have unveiled a proposed business tax that's meant to help bridge a $1.6 billion budget shortfall.

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State Officials Offer Early Guidance On Measure 98

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 2:25 p.m. | Portland

Oregon officials rolled out general guidelines Wednesday for the $150 million high school improvement initiative that voters approved this month.

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Measure 97's Failure Leaves Oregon Facing A Big Budget Deficit

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Measure 97 lost big. So instead of having an extra $6 billion over the next two year budget cycle, Oregon leaders must solve a $1.4 billion deficit.

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Voters Render Split Decisions On Washington Ballot Measures

Northwest News Network | Nov. 9, 2016 11:15 a.m.

Washington state voters said "yes" to a higher minimum wage, said "no" to what would have been a history-making state carbon tax and rendered a split decision on several campaign finance reform ideas in Tuesday's general election.

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4 Things To Know About Election Night

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 5:30 a.m.

The presidency wasn't the only major turning point that happened on election night.

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Tigard Voters Saying Yes To Light Rail Plan

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:45 p.m. | Portland

An expansion to the Portland metro area's light rail system is getting the green light for its route through the city of Tigard.

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Vancouver Passing Affordable Housing Levy

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:30 p.m. | Portland

Voters in Vancouver, Washington, were passing a property tax levy that would fund affordable housing in the city.

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Portland Voters Pass Affordable Housing Measure

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:15 p.m. | Portland

Portland voters have passed a $258 million housing bond that will raise property taxes to fund 1,300 units of affordable housing.

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Oregon Voters Reject Tax-Raising Measure 97

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:15 p.m. | Portland

Measure 97 would have imposed a new tax on businesses that do more than $25 million in annual Oregon sales. It would have been the largest tax increase in state history — and has been the costliest measure campaign.   

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Oregon Voters Approve Most Measures Other Than 97

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:15 p.m. | Portland

Oregon voters  gave their approval to an array of statewide ballot measures dealing with issues that ranged from veterans' services and vocational education to wildlife trafficking.

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Oregon Tensely Awaits The Outcome Of Measure 97

AP | Nov. 8, 2016 11:03 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Tens of millions of dollars were thrown into the battle over Measure 97 by both sides, with the "no" campaign largely funded by mostly out-of-state corporations.

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Corporate Tax Increase Dominates Headlines, But Oregon Voters Weigh 6 Other Measures

AP | Nov. 8, 2016 10:53 a.m. | Portland

A ballot measure that would tax Oregon businesses with $25 million or more in sales has grabbed headlines this campaign season, but voters in the state also are weighing in Tuesday on an array of other issues.

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OPB Politics Now: Measure 97 Analysis And Listener Questions

OPB | Nov. 3, 2016 4:10 p.m.

OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes and News Director Anna Griffin join host Geoff Norcross to dig into the substance of the controversial corporate tax measure.

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Measure 99 Would Tap Economic Fund To Expand Outdoor School

OPB | Nov. 3, 2016 3:26 p.m. | Portland

Supporters say Measure 99 would provide a valuable educational experience to thousands of Oregon students. Critics say it would reduce limited money meant for economic development.

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Measure 97 Campaign Hits $40 Million Mark After Last-Minute Contributions

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 9:46 a.m. | Portland

The fight over the Measure 97 corporate tax initiative passes $40 million mark, and other Oregon campaign money disclosures from the last week of Election 2016.

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Measure 98: Cure For Oregon's Dropout Problem Or 'Unfunded Mandate'?

OPB | Oct. 31, 2016 12:59 p.m. | Portland

Measure 98 would dedicate $147 million a year to high school programs. It would draw money from Oregon's general fund. Backers say there's plenty of money to do it, but others aren't so sure.