OR increasing its appetite for federal money

By   /  March 11, 2014  /  Featured, News, Northwest  /  No Comments

RELYING TOO MUCH ON UNCLE SAM: A study shows that New Mexico owns the highest percentage of public sector and government contract jobs in the country.

Oregon is gorging itself on the the federal pie.

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Seattle socialist misleads audience on minimum wage study

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Around the Web, Northwest, Washington  /  No Comments

From 'Councilmember Kshama Smart' Facebook page

By Maxford Nelson│Freedom Foundation
Newly-elected Socialist Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant is better known for her incendiary rhetoric than her policy acumen. Her recent comments at a minimum wage forum at Seattle Central Community College exhibit either a lack of knowledge on the issue or a startling deficiency of candor.
One attendee asked Sawant about the [...]

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Blazers pick up tab for new Moda Center signs

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Northwest  /  No Comments

SIGN OF RELIEF: Taxpayers won't foot the bill for new Moda Center traffic signs.

Drivers who head toward Portland’s Rose Quarter District on the east side of the Willamette River will see new signs directing them toward the city’s arena.

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Oregon shifts 4,000 illegal immigrants into Obamacare

By   /  March 4, 2014  /  Around the Web, Northwest  /  No Comments

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By Sarah Hurtubise | The Daily Caller
An Oregon Obamacare exchange failure shifted nearly 4,000 applicants for a state program that provides pregnancy services to illegal immigrants into the state’s expanded Medicaid program, the Oregonian reports.
The Oregon Health Plan serves as the state’s version of Medicaid for low-income residents. Two-thirds of the Obamacare exchange’s enrollments have been for [...]

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Oregon keeps more public records secret in the name of privacy

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  Northwest, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

PRIVACY VS TRANSPARENCY: Oregon lawmakers keep records secret in the name of privacy.

By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog

Oregon’s public records law already includes a long list of exemptions, yet the state’s Legislature wants to add more.

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