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  1. Oregon House approves bill to encourage snitching on poachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... require a significant amount of time and resources to prosecute," Rep. Mike McLane said in a statement. The Powell Butte Republican said the legislation would "strengthen our efforts to combat these crimes by encouraging law-abiding Oregonians to ...

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  2. Lawmakers propose cost containment measuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Portland Tribune

    ... I do believe that public employees should be compensated justly." House Minority Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, said after the proposals were announced Friday that the ideas represented a "starting point." "While House Republicans have ...

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  3. Is a grand bargain for Oregon possible without Kitzhaber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | OregonLive.com

    ... operating in good faith. And now I really wonder about it." Oregon House Minority Leader Mike McClane, left, R-Powell Butte, talks as House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, listens in Salem on Jan. 26, 2017. Kotek said the lack of productivity was ...

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  4. Partial Hiring Freeze Part Of Oregon Legislative Work Group's 'Cost Containment' ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... ways to reduce the rate of increase in state spending on a long-term basis. House GOP leader Mike McLane of Powell Butte gave the proposal a qualified thumbs up. "While House Republicans have questions about the implementation and durability of ...

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  5. Oregon Republicans call for hiring freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | OregonLive.com

    ... taxes and hurting the poor to satisfy overspending Democrat politicians." House Minority Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, said a hiring freeze is necessary in light of Democrats' "hesitation" to move forward with comprehensive spending reforms. ...

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  6. Guest post: Hopes and concerns for Forest Park loom over off-road cycling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Bike Portland

    ... families around the city. Combined with other facilities already existing or underway such as Gateway Green, Powell Butte, Ventura Pump Track, and Eichler Park (Beaverton), the plan holds out the promise that adults and children throughout the city ...

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  7. Biking In Portland's Forest Park Draws Attention To Off-road Cycling PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... if bikers are allowed in Forest Park. Listener Angela Lindbo wrote in to the show: "Riverview Natural Area and Powell Butte were once favorite spots to jog but their bike-damaged trails and the possibility of a fast moving bike collision have left ...

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  8. Oregon Democrats (and one Republican) pass equal pay bill out of the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | OregonLive.com

    ... it or not, we do. And I'm tired of being made to feel like I don't." House Minority Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, called Lininger's bill "a weapon" and questioned whether the additional penalties were necessary. He accused Democrats of evoking ...

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  9. House passes bill providing increased penalties for unequal payRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    ... first considered a substitute bill offered on the floor by House Minority Leader Rep. Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte. The GOP-spearheaded minority report would have removed punitive penalties, provide a self-evaluation defense and make veterans one of ...

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  10. Oregon bill would reward tipsters in poaching casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... that pays cash rewards for similar assistance. The bill is co-sponsored by Republican Rep. Mike McLane of Powell Butte and Rep. Sal Esquival of Medford and it received its first public hearing Thursday in the House Committee on Agriculture and ...

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  11. McLane's Anti-Poaching Bill Gets HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KBND-AM Bend

    The House Agriculture and natural resources committee discussed the bill drafted by House Republican Leader Mike Mclane (R-Powell Butte). The bill would provide free hunting tags to those who report a violation of a wildlife law, if that information leads to successful prosecution.

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  12. City: Tells us where to build off-road bike trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Bike Portland

    ... of parcels that have been vetted and analyzed for their cycling trail potential. The map includes places like Powell Butte and Forest Park where you'd expect off-road cycling to happen; but it also includes places with perhaps unexpected cycling ...

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  13. 10 local spring break ideas around PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... of incredible hiking trails , from the 30-mile Wildwood Trail in Forest Park to the nine miles of trails atop Powell Butte. Locals might want to visit the lovely Marquam Nature Park in southwest Portland, or tackle the 11-mile Marquam Trail hike ...

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  14. Mt. Tabor Brewing Fires Up the Pizza Ovens in Vancouver TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Eater

    ... roasted carrots with hazelnuts and chevre and "Mt. Tabor Mac and Cheese," with smoked provolone, aged cheddar, Powell Butte Pale bechamel, garlic, and buttered bread crumbs. Mt. Tabor Brewing's pizzas come in 13- and 18-inch versions, for between ...

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  15. Oregon Lawmakers Consider Measure To Mandate Truthfulness In Voters PamphletRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... be more of a punishment than the threat of a fine or a prison sentence. House Republican leader Mike McLane of Powell Butte said candidates who are caught telling lies in the voters pamphlet often face "such a swift rebuke in the public, that the ...

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  16. Trump administration considers Oregon lawmaker Mike McLane for federal prosecutor jobRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    The Trump administration is considering naming the top Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, Mike McLane, as the state's top federal prosecutor, the Portland Tribune has learned. Rep. McLane, of Powell Butte, acknowledged the news through a spokesman.

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  17. Bills give scrutiny to small donors, provide public campaign financingRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    ... elections. It also saw more diversity in who chose to run for office - and who won. State Rep. Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, pushed back against the proposal Tuesday, claiming the program represented a government "subsidy" of political speech. Oregon ...

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  18. Oregon is the only state where a governor can't be impeached. This lawmaker wants to change that. Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... 47-12 to approve the bill, which was backed by two powerful House members: Republican Leader Mike McLane , R-Powell Butte, and Rep. Val Hoyle, D-Eugene. It stalled in the Senate without a vote. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick , D-Portland, has ...

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  19. In bipartisan effort, Oregon lawmakers look to ban practice of handpicking successorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... a race after or within three days before the regular filing deadline. House Republican Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, introduced the bill Thursday. House Democratic Leader Jennifer Williamson, Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli and Senate ...

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  20. A tax on old cars? A tax on coffee? House GOP says no more anonymous legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    Republicans are calling for a change to House rules that would require lawmakers to put their name on any legislation they propose. "The House took a positive first step in 2016 when we voted to ban anonymous committee amendments," said House Minority Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, referring to a rule change adopted last February.

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