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Politics Oregon House sends paid sick leave bill to governor Oregon House sends paid sick leave bill to governor
Republicans tried without success Friday to derail an Oregon bill that would require businesses to offer sick leave to their employees, arguing the measure would be bad for business and devastating for the agriculture industry.
Politics Oregon governor signs 12-month birth control legislation Oregon governor signs 12-month birth control legislation
Oregon has enacted a first-of-its-kind insurance law that will allow women to obtain a year's worth of birth control at a time, expanding coverage that previously needed to be renewed every 30 or 90 days.
Politics Monitoring legal pot: How do we know if it works? Monitoring legal pot: How do we know if it works?
Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington state for meetings focused largely on one question: How do we know if it's working?
Politics Connect to Congress: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon Connect to Congress: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon (Video)
Connect to Congress is your opportunity to ask questions to U.S. senators and House members who represent you in Congress. Our first guest is U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, who joined us from Washington, D.C.

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