Argument in Opposition to Measure 34-204 Beaverton Schools Local Option Levy Preventing Classroom, Teaching Position Cuts By Gary Haycox Well, here we are once again faced with a difficult decision, our education system is in crisis, impacting our schools by cutting funding, translating into teacher headcount cuts and increased class size. We have constant reminders [...]
AFP applauds Rep. Kind and Rep. Blumenauer for reintroducing legislation to end payments to the Brazilian Cotton Institute, H.R.1644.
Cascade Policy Institute: Buying Off Discontent: The Economic Wreckage of Disability Benefits in America
You lose the factory job you’ve had since high school due to cutbacks. When the unemployment runs out, the only jobs around for high school graduates are fast food joints and entry-level work – a huge pay cut. You discover you can make nearly as much money on disability. Your doctor diagnoses you with chronic [...]
Another legislative hearing has been set this Monday, February 18th at 3pm in Room F of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, to continue the testimony on HB2800. HB2800 essentially offers a blank check to fund the boondoggle known as the Columbia River Crossing (CRC). We need you to help us stop this bill from ever moving [...]
Your ACTION is needed! The Oregon State Legislature as decided to fast track the Columbia River Crossing despite the public outcry. Today HB 2800 has been scheduled for a public hearing this MONDAY, February 11 at the State Capitol Hearing Room F from 3pm until 9pm. This boondoggle of a project meets none of our [...]