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Shows tagged as: timber payments
Wed, Apr 10 2013
Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?
Wed, Mar 6 2013
What can lawmakers do to help Oregon counties facing insolvency?
Tue, Aug 21 2012
Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.
Mon, Jun 18 2012
We'll check in with Curry county which — like many timber-dependent counties — appears to be on the brink of financial disaster — and we'll talk with the Oregon Secretary of State about the health of all 36 counties.
Fri, Mar 9 2012
We'll get the latest on the plans to extend federal timber payments and the idea of a local sales tax to shore up the budget in Curry County.
Tue, Feb 21 2012
Two new bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives which could increase the revenue some Northwest counties receive from federal forestland.
Wed, Feb 15 2012
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about a number of issues, including a Constitutional Amendment that would invalidate the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.