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NYT Politics

I.R.S. Warns States Not to Circumvent State and Local Tax Cap
Author: ALAN RAPPEPORT
The I.R.S. warned states like New York that efforts to circumvent the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax deduction would not pass muster with the federal government.
Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leader
Author: MATTHEW HAAG
Travis Brenda defeated Jonathan Shell, a powerful state legislator, in a G.O.P. primary, amid anger over changes to the state pension system.

Portland Business News

Meet Gov. Kate Brown's star-studded (and PAC-heavy) donors
Author: Andy Giegerich
The amount of money that'll be raised during Oregon's 2018 gubernatorial election depends on the challenger. So says Pacific University's Jim Moore, a political science professor who said Democrat incumbent Kate Brown and Republican challenger Knute Buehler could approach the $17.7 million raised by Republican Chris Dudley and Democrat John Kitzhaber in 2010. Kitzhaber won the race by a nose. "There is a chance, but it depends on Buehler’s viability," Moore said when asked if 2018 could set fundraising…

Portland News

Crime increases as TriMet weighs response to fatal MAX attack
The MAX system saw more violent acts and other major security incidents in 2017. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html
Portland mayor loses transparency lawsuit over homeless shelter records
A Multnomah County judge has ordered the office of Mayor Ted Wheeler to release public records about the city's decision to place a homeless shelter in the Foster-Powell neighborhood. Gordon R. Friedman | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/gordon-friedman/index.html

Oregon Local News

Crime increases as TriMet weighs response to fatal MAX attack
The MAX system saw more violent acts and other major security incidents in 2017. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html
Oregon taxpayers on track to receive $555 million kicker rebate
It's looking more likely that Oregon taxpayers will receive a rebate on their state taxes in two years, thanks to the continued strength of the economy and federal and state tax law changes. Hillary Borrud | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/hborrud/index.html
NFL approves new national anthem policy, bans kneeling or sitting
The new policy requires players to stand if they are on the field, but also gives players the option to remain in the locker room. Geoffrey C. Arnold | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/garnold/index.html

Portland City Hall Watch

Portland mayor loses transparency lawsuit over homeless shelter records
A Multnomah County judge has ordered the office of Mayor Ted Wheeler to release public records about the city's decision to place a homeless shelter in the Foster-Powell neighborhood. Gordon R. Friedman | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/gordon-friedman/index.html

The Stump

Expanded ideas for common-sense gun laws: Letter to the editor
I applaud the leadership of our Lake Oswego students taking action to make common sense gun laws ("Eight common sense gun laws," May 20). I would like to build on what they put forth. Yes to one through three: Ban... Letters to the editor http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoreglet/index.html

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