Local Politics

Politics AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal
The head of the largest U.S. trade union federation said Monday that a bad deal is worse than no deal, and he urged Congress not to support fast-track legislation that would let President Barack Obama present Congress with proposed trade agreements that lawmakers can ratify or reject, but not amend.
Politics Oregon jobs report: April another strong month Oregon jobs report: April another strong month
State officials say growth in services for the elderly, in high tech design and manufacturing, and in food and restaurant businesses helped push Oregon job numbers higher in April and the unemployment rate lower.
Politics Ballot drop-off locations for May 19 special election Ballot drop-off locations for May 19 special election
Clackamas County
http://www.clackamas.us/elections/documents/dropboxlocations.pdf

Marion County
Check out pages 4 and 5 of the voter’s pamphlet for drop-off locations

Multnomah County
https://multco.us/elections/multnomah-county-official-ballot-drop-sites

Washington County
http://www.co.
Politics 'Your Voice, Your Vote': Implementing recreational marijuana law 'Your Voice, Your Vote': Implementing recreational marijuana law (Video)
Oregon lawmakers have two months to figure out how to implement the state's new recreational marijuana law, but there has been a major stumbling block -- how to deal with medical marijuana. Steve Dunn talks with co-chairs of The Joint Committee on Implementing Measure 91, Sen. Ginny Burdick and Rep. Ann Lininger.
Politics Gov. Inslee declares statewide drought Gov. Inslee declares statewide drought (Video)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a statewide drought emergency, clearing the way for state officials to ramp up aid to those suffering hardships from water shortages.