02-08-2023  5:47 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

Elizabeth Hovde, Director of the Center for Health Care, Washington Policy Center 

Starting in January, the unpopular law imposes a stiff new tax of 58 cents per $100 earned for every worker in the state

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Ben Jealous 

Just by being alive we can be sure of having moments of sadness as well as happiness. When you’re active in politics, you experience both wins and losses. Sometimes it can be hard to feel grateful.

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LaTricea Adams 

Climate change affects us all, but its effects aren’t distributed equally.

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As the cost of a college education continues to rise, an estimated 45 million consumers collectively owe a record $1.7 trillion dollars in student debt -- a $905 billion increase in just the past decade.  

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Ben Jealous 

Across the country, Republican state legislators have been busy imposing new voting restrictions and devising corrupt redistricting schemes to give their party more power than they could win under a fair system.

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This is a not a red state/blue state issue. This is a moral issue for all Americans. 

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(Photo/Richard Hurd) 

Global leaders have failed to take the action necessary to avert climate disaster and Oregon leadership is scant better. 

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Pascale Joassart-Marcelli 

What could be the downside of fresh veggies, homemade empanadas and a pop-up restaurant specializing in banh mis?

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Maxine Fitzpatrick 

When and why did the United States of America chose the wealth of a few over the health, wealth, and well-being of so many

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With COVID-19 still an omnipresent concern and the country’s recovery still very much in jeopardy, individuals, families, and communities are struggling to deal with issues that have only been exacerbated by the pandemic.

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