Elections Officials Rejected Thousands of Signatures in Lottery Dollar Campaign


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One of the biggest bucks ballot measures aimed at the November ballot in Oregon is Initiative Petition 70. The measure would enshrine in the state Constitution the 15 percent allocation of Oregon Lottery proceeds to parks and natural areas. That 15-percent set-aside has been in effect for more than a decade, thanks to voter approval of a 1998 ballot measure. But the set-aside will expire in 2014, ...   More
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Nature Conservancy Pours Another $200k into Parks Measure


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The Nature Conservancy last week poured another $200,000 into the effort to qualify a parks-funding amendment to the Oregon Constitution for the November ballot. That brings to nearly $900,000 the amount the Nature Conservancy has contributed toward a measure that would make permanent an expiring law that sets aside 15 percent of Oregon Lottery proceeds for parks. That total should be more than ...   More
 
Monday, June 14, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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