A number of voter petitions are making the rounds of the state, gathering signatures aimed at getting them on the November ballot. The top signature gathering has been associated with, (what else), expanding the acceptability and legality of marijuana use. Another petition that is getting closer to having enough signatures is a one that would bar the state from raising fees on real estate transfers – a lucrative source of new revenue used widely in other states. The story is in today’s Oregonian. Click here.