Portland Tribune

The writers say, we must continue the work to tear down barriers that have left our communities struggling for generations. It's time that everyone who calls Oregon home - regardless of our racial background, our gender, the language we speak or where we're from - has a fair shot.

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AuthorChristine Saunders

New York Times

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, coverage of birth control with no co-payment is one of many benefits that Americans could lose. Now legislators in Oregon have introduced a bill intended to protect access to birth control in the state, along with a broad range of other reproductive health care services, including abortion.

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AuthorChristine Saunders

CBS News

SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon lawmakers have approved landmark legislation that propels the state's minimum wage for all workers to the highest rank in the U.S., and does so through an unparalleled tiered system based on geography.

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AuthorChristine Saunders

NW Labor Press

To an out-of-work union tile-setter from Las Vegas, the promise of four months of work at a Tigard, Oregon, Embassy Suites sounded enticing. Las Vegas construction work had all but dried up for Bricklayers and Allied Crafts Local 13. 

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AuthorChristine Saunders