26 min ago
Overnight Health: House advances bill to delay ObamaCare mandate
The House on Thursday advanced a bill to delay enforcement of the individual mandate under ObamaCare for five years, amid Democratic complaints that the bill would raise insurance premiums and leave millions uninsured.
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4 hrs ago
Dem seeks one-month O-Care deadline extension
A House Democrat is proposing a one-month delay to the March 31 deadline to enroll in ObamaCare.
9 hrs ago
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act takes another step
Approved alongside three other public health-related bills, the U.S. House of Representatives version of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act advanced through the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Feb. 27. The bill, introduced by House Veterinary Medicine Caucus member Kurt Schrader , DVM, would amend the Controlled Substances Act to ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
KCBY-TV Coos Bay
2014 election takes shape after filing deadline
Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren't seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
"If You're Not at the Table, You're the Menu" and Other Themes from Day One at AAOS
The annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is underway in New Orleans, and already some key themes have emerged.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Allen Alley, former gubernatorial hopeful, won't challenge Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber
Allen Alley, a Lake Oswego Republican, told supporters he won't challenge Gov. John Kitzhaber in the 2014 election.
Six Members Of Congress Add Support For Local Radio Freedom Act
The NAB reports a bipartisan group of four members of the House of Representatives and two Senators have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Wildfire policy reform makes sense
Specifically, Obama said he plans to incorporate a bill by Oregon's two senators, Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, as part of his 2015 budget proposal.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The La Grande Observer
General aviation: A cut above the rest
Since my family first purchased property in Eastern Oregon in the 1870s, our business has grown to four locations, including our main location in North Powder.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Oregon advocacy team sets strategy for Capitol Hill lobby day
Oregon residents at the National Bike Summit listen to state delegation leader Rob Sadowsky discuss the lobbying day strategy.
Oregon Editorial Rdp
Who would have thought it possible: A sensible measure to reform federal wildfire policy appears to be making headway in Washington, D.C. On Monday, President Obama said he would endorse a plan being pushed by a bipartisan collection of Western lawmakers to fund major wildfires the same way as other natural disasters - a move which could clear the ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Damon announces run for state Senate
Former Clackamas County Commissioner Jamie Damon announced last week that she is running for the Oregon State Senate District 20 seat currently held by Alan Olsen, a Republican from Canby.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Washington Post
Obama budget would change wildfire funding
With the cost of wildfire suppression rising, President Obama told governors of some of the hardest hit states on Monday he will ask Congress to change the way the federal government pays for disaster response to the most severe fires.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Jamie Damon, former Clackamas County commissioner, to run against Sen. Alan Olsen
Jamie Damon , a Democrat and former Clackamas County commissioner, said Tuesday that she will challenge Sen. Alan Olsen , R-Canby, for his Senate seat.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Salinas Californian
Obama to propose change in way feds pay for mega wildfires
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is telling Western governors Monday he wants to change the way the federal government finances the suppression of catastrophic wild fires.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Western lawmakers push legislation to prevent wildfires
With record droughts fueling fears of devastating wildfires in the West, members of Congress from the region are trying to boost chronically underfunded federal fire prevention efforts.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Trade legislation may be headed to lame-duck session of Congress: Oregon politics today
Loading cranes at the Port of Portland docks along the Columbia River emphasize the importance of international trade to the region.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Third challenger for Schrader emerges
Oregon City-born and bred Marine Corps veteran Nathan Page on Thursday became the third candidate to challenge U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader and be a champion for American families, liberty, the Constitution, small business and the 'American Dream.'
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Organics, Oregon win in farm bill: Editorial
Linda Perrine surveys damage to her organic filbert orchard at Honor Earth Farm southeast of Eugene, Ore., after melting snow flooded much of her acreage in 2012.