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Politics & Government

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    Martin do Nascimento
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    CalMatters
    After weeks of talks, state lawmakers are told there is a tentative agreement on California tax relief between Gov. Newsom and legislative leaders. It includes refunds of as much as $1,050, but officials caution that the deal isn’t final.
  • Hundreds marched through downtown Portland, Ore., to protest a leaked draft opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court indicating they would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
    Kristyna Wentz-Graff
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    The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade yesterday puts the power to allow or ban abortions in the hands of state governments. In Oregon and Washington abortion remains a fully legal health procedure, protected by state law. But that’s not the case in other states — Idaho, for example — where abortion clinics are already closing.