Several Republican lawmakers in southern and eastern Oregon said the map was flawed, causing people to lose insurance or face doubled premiums.
Author: Alex Baumhardt Oregon Capital Chronicle
Only one of the four statewide ballot measures Oregonians will vote on in November comes at a financial cost to local governments. That measure would ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, require a firearm safety course, tighten licensing and create stricter background checks on weapons’ purchases. A committee involving[Read More…]
The company wants to renew a critical permit but officials said they have no plans to reopen it.
U.S. Department of Agriculture meat inspectors and graders at work. (Preston Keres/USDA/Flickr) Oregon meat eaters are likely to have access to more local beef and other products and at cheaper prices with a new program that will localize meat inspections. The program will expand the state’s processing capacity, allowing the[Read More…]
Ana Piñeyro, a communicable disease specialist, and Morrow County Commissioner Jim Doherty outside the county health department’s office before going out to test taps. (Alex Baumhardt/Oregon Capital Chronicle) It’s been more than two-and-a-half months since Mayra Colin found out the water coming from her kitchen tap in Boardman contained high[Read More…]