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Giving 16 year olds in Oregon the right to register to vote is either a good move for democracy; or it's an invasion of their online privacy.  Proponents of a bill that will lower voter registration age to 16 say it’s important to get the youth interested in the politics of the state.  Like the DMV, the Secretary of State sells name lists to anyone with the money; but representative Tim Freeman hinted at the actual Republican objection: expanding registration to 16 year olds, could add more Democrats to the voting lists. The bill passed and goes to the Senate.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.