A Beaverton resident who works as an engineer says the Portland suburb is violating state law with its red light cameras.
By Maxford Nelson│Freedom Foundation Newly-elected Socialist Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant is better known for her incendiary rhetoric than her policy acumen. Her recent comments at a minimum wage forum at Seattle Central Community College exhibit either a lack of knowledge on the issue or a startling deficiency of candor. One attendee asked Sawant about the [...]
Drivers who head toward Portland's Rose Quarter District on the east side of the Willamette River will see new signs directing them toward the city's arena.
By Sarah Hurtubise | The Daily Caller An Oregon Obamacare exchange failure shifted nearly 4,000 applicants for a state program that provides pregnancy services to illegal immigrants into the state’s expanded Medicaid program, the Oregonian reports. The Oregon Health Plan serves as the state’s version of Medicaid for low-income residents. Two-thirds of the Obamacare exchange’s enrollments have been for [...]
By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog Oregon's public records law already includes a long list of exemptions, yet the state's Legislature wants to add more.
By Katherine Rodriguez | WatchdogWire.com The Washington State Health Benefit Exchange has spent $2.6 million on an advertising campaign in order to convince young people to sign up for Obamacare. Its latest advertising push features a rap duo who interviews people who have signed up coverage through the state’s health exchange through Washington Healthplanfinder. “For many young adults, the thought [...]
By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog Students in central Oregon could be among the first in the nation to get hands-on training — even a degree — in drone use. The drone piloting courses, which would be part of a new two-year degree program in unmanned and traditional piloting, is awaiting state approval to be held this fall at Central Oregon [...]
By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog Some Eugene residents are hopeful a pending lawsuit against the local transit district and Federal Transit Administration will put the brakes on a multi-million dollar bus rapid transit project. Our Money Our Transit, a local watchdog group, contends the FTA was wrong in finding there was no significant impact from the route the [...]
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org Struggling with drug abuse, domestic violence and physical abuse, Josephine Howell spent five years “on and off homeless.” Many days she didn’t know where she and her children would spend the night. Often, they’d wash up in a McDonald’s rest room because they didn’t have access to showers.
Finally: Mississippi to Start Drug Testing Those Receiving Financial Aid Benefits | Heather Ginsberg