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 Remote learning is the right move for schools

Public health concerns must prevail in ongoing debate over reopening Oregon’s schools Source: Pamplin Media Group – Remote learning is the right move for schools

Dundee among areas in Oregon at high risk of elevated radon levels

New data from the Oregon Health Authority indicates some areas around the state are at high risk of exposure to a radioactive gas called radon. Source: Dundee among areas in Oregon at high risk of elevated radon levels

Oregon stands to gain millions from federal spending bills

With the passage into law of two massive bills late last month, the feds have nailed down more than $1.3 trillion in outlays for the fiscal year that ends in September. Setting a budget for 2020? It’s just a bit different on Capitol Hill. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Oregon stands to gain millions from […]
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City faces a BOLI complaint, this time from one of its own

Complaint, filed by a city employee, alleges sexual harassment by a superior and a lack of action by city administration. The city of Newberg and a number of its department heads have been named in a searing complaint alleging sexual harassment in the workplace and city government’s failure to take action to address it. Source: […]
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State says that kicker refunds will be larger than first anticipated

Oregon Office of Economic Analysis says the kicker will grow to $1.6 billion this year. Oregon taxpayers will receive even more in the form of a kicker next year, a state agency announced last week. Source: Pamplin Media Group – State says that kicker refunds will be larger than first anticipated

Transparency takes a hit in Salem | Opinion

A respected, valued state employee gave notice recently because the people she reports to were not letting her do her job. How do we know that? Source: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

Push to recall Brown gains signatures at state fair

Governor’s critics find an outlet for their dissent by focusing on her environmental proposals and the urban/rural divide. Jolly old St. Nicholas doesn’t care much for the governor. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Push to recall Brown gains signatures at state fair

Narrowing the rural/urban divide

While city dwellers have different needs than those of small eastern Oregon towns, experts say the debate is more nuanced than most think. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Narrowing the rural/urban divide

State agency reports a steady unemployment rate

Oregon’s 4 percent unemployment rate for the month of July was the same as in June. Oregon’s unemployment rate for July came in at 4 percent, the same as the revised June rate. This was the state’s lowest unemployment rate dating back to 1976. It tied the 4 percent unemployment rate reached in the state […]
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Department of Revenue warns of phone scams

Malcontents are posing as Social Security agents in an attempt to attain victim’s personal information. The Oregon Department of Revenue issued a warning last week after a recent spate of phone calls to taxpayers that could be scams. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Department of Revenue warns of phone scams