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Health care tax passes

Oregonians roundly approved temporary taxes to fund health care for low-income individuals and families in a ballot initiative election Tuesday night.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..
    

McCabe announces legislative tour in Wash. side of Gorge for Jan. 3-4

Washington state Representative Gina McCabe (R-Goldendale) will hold round-table discussions Jan. 3-4 throughout the 14th Legislative District in advance of the 2018 legislative session. McCabe said the meetings are important tools for residents to directly engage with their government and fellow community members.

January 3, 2018 midnight read more..


Vote on insurance tax coming

SALEM — A tax on insurance companies and some hospitals to provide health care for low-income Oregonians goes before voters next month, even after it was approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor during the 2017 legislative session.

January 3, 2018 midnight read more..
 

County Clerk notes dates for Jan. 23 special election

A special election will be held throughout Oregon on Jan. 23 on Measure 101, which “approves temporary assessments to fund health care for low-income individuals and families, and to stabilize health insurance premiums,” according to the referendum text. It also will provide “temporary assessments on insurance companies, some hospitals, and other providers of insurance or health care coverage.

December 22, 2017 12:15 p.m. read more..
 

A new House Rep

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer, administers the oath of office Wednesday to House Rep. Jeffrey Helfrich of Hood River.

December 9, 2017 midnight read more..
   

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