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    PNS Daily News - May 27, 20160 


    Donald Trump says he now has the delegates to lock up the GOP presidential nomination, a move is underway in Florida to give non-violent felons the right to vote, and as we begin the Memorial Day weekend, we look at one of the best place for America’s veterans to retire.

Public News Service - Oregon

More than 60 percent of Oregonians support permanent protections for the Owyhee Canyonlands, according to a new survey. (Bureau of Land Management)

PORTLAND, Ore. - More than 60 percent of Oregonians support permanent protections for the Owyhee Canyonlands, according to a new survey. Pollsters from Anzalone Liszt Grove Research also found that support increases when participants hear details on what protections would mean for the canyonlands. ...Read More

Public News Service - OR

An analysis from Salem found an initiative heading to the November ballot to tax large corporations would add $3 billion to Oregon's budget. (Shaundd/Wikimedia Commons)

SALEM, Ore. - A proposal heading to the November ballot would raise taxes on the largest corporations in Oregon in order to fund education, health care and senior services in the state. That proposal, Initiative Petition 28, would add $3 billion a year to the state's budget, according to an analysi...Read More

Public News Service - OR

Gov. Kate Brown holds a ceremonial signing today of House Bill 4017, which helps Oregon residents who are Pacific Islanders gain access to health care. (Pixabay)

SALEM, Ore. - Groups promoting equity in health care in the state are gathering today on the Capitol steps to recognize lawmakers who expanded care for Oregonians. The Oregon Health Equity Alliance is bringing together community leaders, lawmakers, and the governor to celebrate legislation passed ...Read More

Public News Service - OR

Using people-first language to talk about mental disorders can help fight the stigma of these health conditions. (pixabay)

PORTLAND, Ore. – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and experts say we should think twice the next time we call someone crazy or mentally ill. One in five adults experiences some form of mental illness in a given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Chris B...Read More

Public News Service - OR

The Owyhee Canyonlands are sometimes called the Grand Canyon of Oregon. (Bureau of Land Management)

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Owyhee Canyonlands are the "connective tissue" for surrounding land in the West, according to a new study. Researchers with Conservation Science Partners compared the southeastern area of Oregon with Bureau of Land Management and other lands across the West and found the Owyhee...Read More

Public News Service - OR

More than 50,000 people have been automatically registered to vote since Oregon's motor-voter law went into effect in January. (jdurham/morguefile)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon became the first state to show off a new law that registers voters in its primary elections Tuesday. Known as the motor voter program, eligible Oregonians applying for or renewing their drivers' licenses at the DMV were automatically registered to vote. The law has added more...Read More

Public News Service - OR

The Bureau of Land Management has proposed changes to its forest management plan that would increase logging in western Oregon. (Bureau of Land Management)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Conservation groups filed a protest yesterday against the Bureau of Land Management's latest proposal to change forest management in western Oregon. The BLM's revision eliminates some protections against logging near streams, and could put the state out of step with the Northwest ...Read More

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Contributors to candidates in Tuesday's primary election have no limit on how much they can give. (Chris Phan/flickr user clipdude)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Candidates running for office in Oregon's primary on Tuesday can receive an unlimited amount of campaign contributions from individual donors. Despite voters twice in the last two decades passing initiatives to limit contributions, Oregon's Supreme Court has ruled money caps...Read More

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