2022 Oregon election results : The Oregonian

Click here for Oregon primary results covered by the Oregonian. Source: 2022 Oregon election results :: The Oregonian | OregonLive.com

Extreme Weather, Wildfires, a Pandemic: 211info Call Center Staff Reflect on Two Years on the Frontlines

Over the past two years, operators working in Oregon’s 211info call center have handled a myriad of crises – extreme weather events, historic wildfires, a housing crisis – all set against the backdrop of and exacerbated by a global pandemic. The team at 211info has served as Oregon Health Authority’s go-to public information line for […]
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Oregon’s governor race will almost certainly feature 3 women: Democrat Tina Kotek wins, Republican Christine Drazan holds strong early lead

Oregonians are headed for a three-way race for governor in November that looks to be dominated by female candidates, after former House Speaker Tina Kotek won the Democratic nomination Tuesday and former House Republican Leader Christine Drazan appeared to win the GOP race. Source: Oregon’s governor race will almost certainly feature 3 women: Democrat Tina […]
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Oregon’s predicted 2024 kicker rebate grows to $3 billion

Oregon’s state economists delivered another astonishing revenue forecast Wednesday, with surging tax revenues now predicted to deliver a kicker rebate of $3 billion to taxpayers in 2024. Economist Mark McMullen called the latest revenue outlook for the state’s two-year budget “nothing short of shocking.” The size of the kicker is likely to fluctuate before it […]
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Christina Stephenson takes big lead in labor commissioner race; runoff possible

Attorney Christina Stephenson took a commanding lead in a crowded, six-person field in Oregon’s race for labor commissioner Tuesday. It’s up in the air whether she’ll win outright or face a November runoff. Stephenson had 47% of the vote in partial returns as of 7 a.m. Wednesday. The top runners-up were former Republican state Rep. […]
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Transportation Department asks public where to put new electric vehicle chargers

The Transportation Department will set up charging ports every 50 miles on seven major highways during the next five years. The Oregon Department of Transportation is asking the public to weigh in on where to put $100 million worth of electric vehicle charging stations on the state’s main travel corridors and in rural areas. Anyone […]
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Greater Idaho measures fall short in 2 of 3 Oregon counties; effort to adjust border continues in November

Oregon voters on Tuesday slowed the momentum of the Greater Idaho movement. Preliminary results show Douglas and Josephine counties voting down measures to study moving those jurisdictions into Idaho. Klamath County voters, however, supported the idea, meaning nine of Oregon’s 36 counties so far have voted to consider adjusting the border. Source: Greater Idaho measures […]
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Oregon grocers abandon push to privatize liquor sales

Oregon grocers have abandoned their effort to dismantle the state government’s monopoly on liquor sales. The Northwest Grocery Association announced Tuesday that it was withdrawing Initiative Petition 35, which sought to privatize liquor sales and allow stores over 4,000 square feet to stock liquor. Today, only state-regulated liquor stores are allowed to sell spirits. Source: […]
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Live Coverage: The latest on the 2022 Oregon primary election

Capital Chronicle reporters and editors bring you the very latest on the state’s primary election. The Capital Chronicle’s reporters and editors bring you the very latest on the state’s primary election. Please keep checking back for updates or stay with us as results become available. Source: Live Coverage: The latest on the 2022 Oregon primary […]
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Oregon appears headed towards a low turnout

This year the final results won’t be known for a week due to a change in the law that allows ballots postmarked by 8 p.m. to be counted. Oregon appears headed towards a low turnout by its nearly 3 million voters – and potentially a new historical low in a midterm election. The final count […]
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