Oregon

Governors Go To Pot

The governors of  Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska want President Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to continue Obama's backdoor legalization of marijuana at the federal level, rather than pursue a straightforward decriminalization passed by Congress.

Driver's Licenses for Illegals an Issue in 3 States

Jon Feere, The Hill

Granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants has raised national security concerns. In CO, OR, and CA, the granting of driver's licenses to illegal aliens has generated controversy and raised national security concerns that have gone largely unreported.

GOP Open Investigations into OCare’s Disaster Sites

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

GOP Lawmakers are setting their sites on exchanges in Oreg., Maryland, and Mass. where Dem. governors embraced the healthcare law, and are demanding to know why their expensive online portals remain useless more than four months after launch.

States to Fed Gov't: If You Don't Strengthen Privacy Laws, We Will

Nigel Duara, Associated Press

Angry over revelations of NSA surveillance and frustrated with outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers in at least 14 states are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to track citizens. “We need to stand up and protect our liberty,” said Repub. Missouri state Sen. Rob Schaaf.

Christian Bakers Face Fines, Hate; Won't Back Down

Joe Saunders, Biz Pac Review

The Oregon bakers who declined to make a cake for a lesbian couple's “marriage” have been found guilty in a state investigation of violating the women’s rights – even though the state itself doesn’t permit gay marriage.

Obamacare 'Cheerleader' Can't Afford Obamacare

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

“I’ve been a cheerleader for the Affordable Care Act since I heard about it and I assumed that it was designed for people in my situation," said an Oregon mother. Health insurance for her and her baby are now too expensive due to OCare regulations.

Christian Wins "God Bless You" Harassment Case

Right Scoop Staff

A federal jury ruled in a Christian woman's favor, saying her workplace was hostile to her religion because a co-worker harassed her for years after the woman blessed her for a sneeze. The co-worker said “I’m tired of your Christian attitude” and mocked her for "praying to a God who was a figment of her imagination."