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Republicans say consideration from Democrats has eroded in first week of legislature over carbon reduction

(Photo by Caleb Wolf/Special to Salem Reporter) SALEM – Just a week into the 2019 Legislature, unrest between Democratic and Republican legislators has surfaced over landmark legislation to reduce Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions. Legislators have been anticipating the environmental push as a major issue in the session, putting Oregon in[Read More…]

AGENDA: Polk County Commission to review fiscal year audit and go into executive session

The Polk County Courthouse. (Courtesy of Janet Guzman/Polk County Itemizer-Observer) The Polk County Commission will start its last meeting of January by looking over and potentially approving an audit of its last fiscal year, according to the agenda. The commission will also hear a presentation from Alex Paraskevas SEDCOR. SEDCOR[Read More…]