The release of an eye-catching list of possible budget cuts signals the start of the Oregon Legislature's end game: negotiations about taxes and budgets.

The release of an eye-catching list of possible budget cuts signals the start of the Oregon Legislature’s end game: negotiations about taxes and budgets.

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  • Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi’s new play, “The Talented Ones” is about an immigrant couple who met after their naturalization ceremony, and struggle to find success in their new country. El Guindi is the first to have his play workshopped in Artists Repertory Theatre’s new play development program called “Table / Room / Stage.”  

 

 

  • Democratic lawmakers have a plan to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon. They say they need bold action to provide money for schools. Republicans say this is the return of Measure 97 —  another attempt at a sales tax. Yesterday, we got the Democratic perspective from Sen. Mark Hass, D-Beaverton. Today, we hear a response from Republican Rep. Cliff Bentz of Ontario.

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