Thursday Feb 27
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Construction is underway on Oregon WWII Memorial in Salem - Thursday, 27 February 2014 13:58
The onsite construction of Oregon's World War II Memorial started on the grounds of the state Capitol on Feb. 3. While no formal ceremony occurred, World War II Memorial Foundation board members and President Lou Jaffe, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs Director Cameron Smith and supporters observed the start of construction.
Oregon Senate passes bill to protect state renewable energy mandates
A bill designed to shield Oregon's renewable energy mandates from a potentially game-changing ballot measure sailed through the Senate's Business and Transportation Committee Tuesday, even as opponents called it a back-room deal hatched to benefit industry insiders and ignore average citizens.
Oregon District Attorneys Line Up Behind Class Action Bill
The maneuvering around House Bill 4143A, which would allocated unclaimed monies from class action lawsuits to Legal Aid of Oregon, will continue Tuesday morning in an 8 am meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Oregon won't defend gay-marriage ban in lawsuit
On March 12, 2004, the state of Oregon had a problem. Its most populous county was handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and the state was unsure whether those actions were on solid legal footing.
Ted Kulongoski and Hardy Myers Urge Passage of Class Action Bill
Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski and former Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers circulated a floor letter today in advance of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on House Bill 4143, which would allocate unclaimed class action lawsuit monies to Legal Aid of Oregon.
Oregon Birthday Party at the Historical Society Features Giant Cake
Celebrate Oregon's 155th birthday in style at a birthday party with Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale on Friday, Feb. 14 at noon in the Oregon History Museum, 1200 SW Park Ave. in Portland.