Category Archives: Portland Tribune

Freshman Drazan takes top spot as Republicans shake up House leadership

GOP caucus held a Sept. 16 vote to elect new legislative leaders, but will not say what the vote count was. Vowing to protect incumbents, Republican state legislators in the House on Monday picked a Portland-area freshman legislator to lead them, replacing Rep. Carl Wilson, R-Grants Pass. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Freshman Drazan takes […]
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 Carbon emissions down 38% per person in Multnomah County

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler wants City Council to declare climate change emergency, according to staffers. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Carbon emissions down 38% per person in Multnomah County

Brown drops special session on death penalty law

Governor says there wasn’t enough support for changes to the measure; GOP leaders say it’s a ‘lost opportunity’ for victims. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Brown drops special session on death penalty law

 Congestion pricing coming, details unknown

Panelists tell the Portland Business Alliance that charging people to drive is the only sure way to reduce congestion. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Forum: Congestion pricing coming, details unknown

Gov. Brown’s lawyer Isaak declines appeals court post

Judicial appointment scuttled by controversy linked to sudden resignation of Oregon’s public records advocate. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Gov. Brown’s lawyer Isaak declines appeals court post

 Freshman Christine Drazan replaces Carl Wilson as House Republican leader

GOP caucus held a Sept. 16 vote to elect new legislative leaders, but will not say what the vote count was. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Freshman Christine Drazan replaces Carl Wilson as House Republican leader

Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

If Oregon hopes to find a new Public Records Advocate, independence must be a guaranteed part of the job description, not a hollow campaign promise. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Our View: Transparency takes a hit in Salem

 Kitzhaber to Brown, Courtney, Kotek: Rethink health plan changes

Father of Oregon reforms says for-profit care of low-income people in greater Portland, other changes are a mistake Source: Pamplin Media Group – Kitzhaber to Brown, Courtney, Kotek: Rethink health plan changes

Rates slashed at state park RV campsites across Oregon

Offer available at 11 state parks through November, in order to encourage more camping during chilly fall weather. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Rates slashed at state park RV campsites across Oregon

Real ID licenses coming to Oregon

Starting on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, you will need a special form of identification or face additional time and scrutiny by the Transportation Security Administration. Something big is coming that will change the way you get on a commercial flight. Starting on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, you will need a special form of identification or […]
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