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Politics Ore. tries Windows tablets to help disabled voters Ore. tries Windows tablets to help disabled voters
A year after pioneering the use of iPads to help disabled voters mark ballots, Oregon election officials are now trying out competing tablets running Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system.
Politics McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools McKenna, Inslee spar over tax plan for schools
Washington's gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn't something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.
Politics Panel advances bill for university independence Panel advances bill for university independence
A legislative panel voted Thursday to send the full Legislature a bill allowing some Oregon universities to create their own governing boards and increase their independence from the statewide university system.
Politics Oregon pot measure struggles with fundraising Oregon pot measure struggles with fundraising
Advocates who want to legalize marijuana in Oregon have raised almost no money for their effort and have less than $2,000 in the bank, campaign finance records show.