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The Oregonian Editorial Board
May 29, 2013
The Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax break for low-paid workers, is a
federal program begun under Gerald Ford and considerably expanded under
Ronald Reagan, who reportedly called it the best anti-poverty program he
knew. Advocates consider it a program that helps make work pay, letting
many workers close to minimum wage get their heads above water -- and
above poverty level...
SALEM — State Rep. Jason Conger is worried that Oregon has put out the welcome mat for sex offenders.
Republican from Bend teamed up with state Rep. Andy Olson, R-Albany, a
former Oregon State Police trooper, to create legislation that would
require anyone convicted of sex crimes outside of Oregon to register as
an offender once he or she moves here. State law already requires
offenders convicted of sex offenses within Oregon to register.