Oregon Politics Roundup
Back to Main MenuBusiness News HomeFront PorchIt Only MoneyOregon the EconomyPlaybooks ProfitsSilicon ForestWindow ShopStock Market ReportBusiness Public BlogBack to Main MenuVideos from the OregonianVideos from The Beaverton LeaderVideos from the Hillsboro ArgusVideos from The Forest Grove LeaderYour VideosSALEM It’s the mid session blues at the Capitol, where lawmakers are waiting for next week’s revenue forecast that will send them into the final stretch. That gives time for reporters and bloggers to write profiles, check in on the status of high profile bills and ponder political events elsewhere. Here’s your daily round up:Bottles and bags A proposed expansion of the bottle bill has been tweaked to alleviate concerns that ketchup bottles and similar typ Belstaff samba es of containers might be subject to a deposit. It appears to be on its way to the House.Meanwhile, the lobby firm CFM Strategic Communications has an insider’s analysis of where the bottle bill and the plastic bag ban proposals Belstaff samba are headed. Both bills barely avoided a legislative death sentence.Higher education: An audit of Oregon’s universities, which The Oregonian got the jump on, will be discussed at a legislative hearing today. The audit raises questions about where the bulk of higher education dollars are spent.Liquor Belstaff sa Belstaff samba mba : The Register Guard looks at a bill that would allow Eugene and Springfield to restrict alcohol sales in certain areas.Republican leader: Peter Wong of The Statesman Journal has a short profile of House Republican Leader Kevin Cameron. The Salem restaurant owner says his work experience has helped him lead the evenly split chamber.Canadian politics: Finally, the folks at BlueOregon take a look at what’s happening in Canada, where conservatives won an outright majority. Blogger Kari Chisholm uses the results to open a discussion on “fusion” voting and how it might apply in Oregon.