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Politics Oregon class-actions bill headed to governor Oregon class-actions bill headed to governor
Oregon legislative Democrats voted Tuesday to change the way the state handles class-action lawsuits, a move that is likely to add millions to the price tag of a suit that the oil company BP lost last year.
Politics Oregon House OKs bill to allow workers to discuss wages Oregon House OKs bill to allow workers to discuss wages
House lawmakers narrowly passed a bill Tuesday prohibiting employers from punishing employees who ask other employees about what they are paid, part of a package of bills designed to close the wage gap between male and female workers.

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Politics Oregon House OKs bill that would let workers discuss wages
House lawmakers narrowly passed a bill Tuesday prohibiting employers from punishing their workers who ask other employees about what they are paid, part of a package of bills designed to close the wage gap between male and female workers.
Politics Washington House readies its version of pot-market overhaul
With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington's House of Representatives is preparing its own version of a pot-market overhaul, one that could cut prices at licensed recreational stores

National Politics

Politics Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State
Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.
Politics Tensions on Capitol Hill over Netanyahu visit (Video)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down an invitation to meet with Senate Democrats next week in his GOP engineered speech before Congress next Tuesday.
Politics GOP contenders push for military action against ISIS
The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East.

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