Category Archives: Oregonian

Defazio inconsistent on salmon support

Representative Peter DeFazio will kick Dick Cheney while he’s down, but won’t stand up for salmon on the Columbia. For those of you behind on this story, check out the Washington Post article that all the news outlets are referencing … Continue reading

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Earl Blumenauer takes on tax-breaks for gas hogs

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer introduced Legislation to repeal a $25,000 tax break for giant SUVs.  From the Gristmill: There used to be a tax break for businesspeople who bought any sort of car. Then in 1984, Congress changed the law … Continue reading

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