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  • After the Republican walkout, and plenty of hard feelings on both sides, is there a legislative way forward for a cap and trade bill in Oregon? We talk with two lawmakers who’ve been a part of negotiations from the beginning: State Sens. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland and Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario.

 

  

 

  

 

  

  • Methamphetamine now kills more people in Oregon every year than prescription opioids do. But there are no FDA-approved medications to treat meth addiction and most of the funding for drug treatment goes to opioids. Lynne Terry, editor of The Lund Report tells us more.

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