National Politics

Politics Wyden bill would boost logging on O&C lands Wyden bill would boost logging on O&C lands
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has unveiled his long-awaited bill to boost logging on federal lands in Western Oregon to help struggling timber counties. The timber industry and conservation groups were disappointed in the bill and hoped to persuade Wyden to change it.
Politics Hollywood targeted to give health-care law a boost Hollywood targeted to give health-care law a boost
A private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama's signature law recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions.
Politics Timber industry sues to lift logging ban during shutdown Timber industry sues to lift logging ban during shutdown
Western timber companies have gone to court to lift the logging ban on national forests due to the government shutdown, arguing the government has no authority under timber sale contracts to force loggers to stop working.
Politics You're the boss: Does Congress get to keep its job? You're the boss: Does Congress get to keep its job?
If you and your co-workers got in a dispute that shut the whole operation down, how long would you keep your job?

Now: What if you're the U.S. Congress? Your boss is the American people.

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