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Oregon Communities Receive Emergency Preparedness Equipment

..."the program makes sense for Oregon bringing practical equipment to communities that can save lives and property during emergencies" -Jim Jungling

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon emergency equipment Just in time for winter weather, a second round of equipment being distributed to communities throughout Oregon has arrived, thanks to the State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment (SPIRE) Grant Program. This equipment may include vehicles or other property.

One of the awardees, the City of Stayton, Ore. received a 56kW mobile-power generator that can be used for emergency power at the Emergency Operations Center.

Read Full Article (Dec-11-2019 16:29:00)

Rep. Schrader Votes for Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act

"This legislation is good for workers, good for farmers, and good for Oregon"-Rep Schrader

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Oregon farm Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) voted today in the House of Representatives for the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

This bill will fill year-round labor needs for America’s farms, streamline the H-2A program and offer earned legalization for certified agricultural workers.

Read Full Article (Dec-10-2019 23:41:00)

Do You Need a College Degree to be a Successful Entrepreneur?

Current data says the business startup environment has never been so promising.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Is getting buried in student loan debt really a necessity to achieve success? No, not really, because data shows that only 67% of self-made entrepreneurs went to college while 33% of them have only a high-school diploma.

These data can be extremely inspirational for the majority of young entrepreneurs who fear that they won’t accomplish anything without going to college.

Read Full Article (Dec-10-2019 23:06:00)

Russia, not Ukraine, Interfered in Our 2016 Presidential Election

McConnell will not allow the Senate to vote on any election security legislation.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Dr Hill Dr. Fiona Hill, the White House’s former top expert on Russia, warned that Republicans loyal to Trump must stop pushing the “fictional narrative perpetrated and propagated by the Russian security services themselves that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election because it plays into Vladimir Putin’s hand.”

This claim that Ukraine not Russia interfered in our 2016 presidential election was reportedly started by Maria Zakharova, a top official in the Russian foreign ministry.

Read Full Article (Dec-10-2019 00:23:00)

Oregon Hits OMMP Patients with New Requirements in 2020

Will medical marijuana patients decide to stay with OMMP or give up "big brother" hovering overhead?

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis marijuana Another nail in the coffin of OMMP has been struck. The freedom for patients to grow their own medicine in Oregon is facing another hindering factor, restricting their ability to simply grow up to six plants without express permission of their property owner.

Should small medical home grows be held to the same standards as large recreational production facilities? It seems so, according to the information distributed by OHA/OLCC.

Read Full Article (Dec-06-2019 01:01:00)

2020 Oregon Health Insurance Deadline Looms

Five tips for the final 10 days to sign up for health insurance in Oregon

(SALEM, Ore.) - lego surgery Time is running out for Oregonians who want health insurance in 2020 but do not get coverage through their job or the Oregon Health Plan.

Sunday, Dec. 15, is the last day to enroll in a health plan through the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace.

Read Full Article (Dec-05-2019 16:37:00)

What Are The Odds For A Canadian Team to Win The NHL?

Hockey is the national trademark, the heart, and soul of the country.

(SALEM, Ore.) - hockey Canadian sports are on the rise, and slowly this North American country is becoming a global superpower. We've seen the Toronto Raptors winning the NBA league, the soccer team making impressive progress in just a couple of years, and tennis reaching heights just a few could even predict.

But there is one particular sport which is very important for the Canadian people. And lately, they haven't been very successful in it like they used to be.

Read Full Article (Dec-03-2019 12:59:00)

Was Massachusetts AG Healey Blind-sided by Grief Predators?

"Grief Predators" profit in bankruptcy against Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Healey-Hampton A committee of unsecured creditors is calling for all money to be put into a fund for having all their lawsuits resolved.

The committee would support pausing litigation against members of the Sackler family (who own Purdue) in exchange for a $200 million fund from the company to help fight the opioid crisis. Why only $200 million from a company worth in the ballpark of $34 billion?

Read Full Article (Nov-29-2019 14:16:00)

Holiday Weekend DUII Saturation Patrol

Should you be driving? THINK before you get behind the wheel.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drinking and driving This weekend, law enforcement is participating in a Thanksgiving holiday high visibility enforcement saturation patrol.

If you choose to drive impaired, specially trained officers will be on the road looking for you!

Read Full Article (Nov-26-2019 23:19:00)

Persistent Human Rights Violations Ignored by MSM

It is up to each of us to challenge APARTHEID, wherever it may rear its ugly head.

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Gaza The US administration has violated international law before, including use of agent orange in Vietnam and dozens of other actions. But it also funds and fully supports violators of international law and human rights.

Moving its embassy to illegally occupied Jerusalem was a violation of law.

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