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Only Congress can fix broken immigration system
President Obama's executive order temporarily changing the status of perhaps 5 million exceeds the bounds of his Constitutional authority. It's now up to the coming GOP majority to provide a legal, legislative solution.

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Immigration reform up to the GOP Congress
Immigration reform up to the GOP Congress
It's time for Congress to pass a permanent legislative solution to the illegal immigration problem.
Proposition 1 will keep lawyers busy
California's Proposition 1 made it past the first hurdle — California voters approved it in last week's election — but it likely will encounter a barrage of litigation as its many parts are put into effect.
Port slowdown impacts everyone
Port slowdown affects many facets of shipping.
Water rules are essential
Headwaters and groundwater must be adequately protected.
Paralysis by analysis delays pulling weeds
Paralysis by analysis delays pulling weeds
The federal government needs to study the impact of pulling weeds.
Fair trade demands all parties perceive value
While recent trade news has largely been positive for farmers and ranchers in the Pacific Northwest, it's important to rememeber that free trade is a two-way street that requires all parties to perceive they're getting value.

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Only Congress can fix broken immigration system
President Obama's executive order temporarily changing the status of perhaps 5 million exceeds the bounds of his Constitutional authority. It's now...
Idaho gets wake-up call on imperiled farmland
An Idaho farmer is showing us why farmland preservation matters.
Apple marketers face stiff headwinds this year
Immigration reform up to the GOP Congress
Proposition 1 will keep lawyers busy

Letters

Longshore union wrong about port problems
Union continues to slow down all goods at ports.
Port slowdown impacts everyone
Port slowdown affects many facets of shipping.
Water rules are essential