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Fotoware58 Donating Member (473 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-25-09 02:44 PM
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8. Different project?
The one I am talking about is linked to Mount Hood Meadows Ski Area. They wanted to expand and build more, and the State wouldn't allow them to build on the cutover private timberlands they bought just for the project. So, the developer got some Oregon lawmaker to propose and write-up a bill to make the trade for Forest Service lands, up on the mountain. The Omnibus Bill is always a repository for all the bills which cannot stand on their own merits. It doesn't matter what political party is in power because it is traditional to automatically push for its quick passage. However, this year, they didn't have the 2/3's vote to pass it on its own. So, they attached it as an Amendment on a Civil War battlefield bill, so they would only need to have a 51% vote.
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  -Oregon House Does Abrupt 180, Approves Protection For Metolius River hatrack  Jun-23-09 12:36 PM   #0 
  - Citizen involvement at it's finest, many people worked tirelessly for this n/t  condoleeza   Jun-23-09 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Alas...  Fotoware58   Jun-23-09 01:21 PM   #2 
  - Can you send me more information on this?  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 11:21 AM   #3 
     - Omnibus Amendment  Fotoware58   Jun-25-09 12:03 PM   #4 
        - There are many "omnibus amendments", I can't connect the Metolius to this  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 02:01 PM   #7 
  - This goes back a long way and Tom McCall himself was involved:  depakid   Jun-25-09 01:30 PM   #5 
     - I'm fully aware of John Goodman, spent 7 wks on his ranch  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 01:59 PM   #6 
        - Different project?  Fotoware58   Jun-25-09 02:44 PM   #8 
           - Thank you, will research n/t  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 03:35 PM   #9 
           - Okay, still researching who the players are but have some information  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 04:39 PM   #10 
              - Land trade  Fotoware58   Jun-25-09 06:06 PM   #11 
                 - Thank you so much for the link and section, forever grateful  condoleeza   Jun-25-09 06:29 PM   #12 
 

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