9/11: 10 Years On and 2,500 Miles Away

An introduction.

News Stories
Portland was safely removed from the 9/11 attacks, but the national response to those now-historical events affected this place as much as any other. From eroded civil liberties to the stubborn persis   More
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Lawmakers Punt Litmus Test 911 Bill

Oregon State Capitol.

An obscure bill heard Wednesday in an obscure state legislative committee served to underscore a far larger point—it will be extremely difficult to get lawmakers to give up one of their semi-secret weapons: the ability to "sweep" special funds designated for specific funds into the general fund. That is a tool that lawmakers have historically used to balance the state's budget, and a privilege they ...   More
Thursday, June 2, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS


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