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Without the security of a house, there is no home (Guest opinion)

As a veteran of the Oregon Air National Guard, I have been trained to manage dangerous and challenging situations without fear. As a mother of three successful children, I also know how to care for my family and my home. As a former aide to Oregon State Senator Rod Monroe, I developed the skills to […]
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Impeachment bill deserves a public vote: Editorial q

Oregon didn’t need an impeachment process to oust former Gov. John Kitzhaber in 2015. Amid mounting influence-peddling allegations against him and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, Kitzhaber resigned, having lost the support of key allies in the Legislature. Source: Impeachment bill deserves a public vote: Editorial | OregonLive.com

Oregon Lawmakers Approve Ban On Shackling Children In Court .

Oregon lawmakers have approved a measure that would stop children under 18 from being physically restrained during juvenile court proceedings. Source: Oregon Lawmakers Approve Ban On Shackling Children In Court . News | OPB

Oregon Lawmakers Approve Ban On Shackling Children In Court

Oregon lawmakers have approved a measure that would stop children under 18 from being physically restrained during juvenile court proceedings. Source: Oregon Lawmakers Approve Ban On Shackling Children In Court | KUOW News and Information

Oregon bill to ban school ‘lunch shaming’ gets hearing

Bipartisan legislation intended to ban the practice of “lunch shaming” in Oregon schools received its first public hearing Thursday in the House Rules Committee. Source: Oregon bill to ban school ‘lunch shaming’ gets hearing – KTVZ

Attempt to reform Oregon coordinated care organizations runs into stiff opposition in Salem

An attempt to increase regulation of Oregon’s 16 coordinated care organizations, which oversee government-funded health care for low-income residents, is in rocky waters in the Legislature.

Oregon could join National Popular Vote Compact

Salem, Ore. – A bill that would award Oregon’s electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote for President of the United States has passed the… #electoralcollege #oregon #politics Source: Oregon could join National Popular Vote Compact – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Senate leaders likely to block Oregon impeachment resolution

Oregon will likely stay the only state without a way to impeach and remove its governor, despite bipartisan efforts by House lawmakers to change course. Senate Democratic leaders plan to quash the House’s efforts to crimp a governor’s right to remain in office. Source: Senate leaders likely to block Oregon impeachment resolution | OregonLive.com

Critics claim liability bill would banish GMOs from Oregon

Under House Bill 2739, biotech patent holders would be liable for triple the economic damages caused by the unwanted GMOs. A proposed bill imposing new financial liability on biotech patent holders in Oregon would effectively banish genetically engineered crops from the state, opponents claim. Source: Oregon Local News – Critics claim liability bill would banish […]
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House votes to join National Popular Vote

The movement has intensified since President Donald Trump’s election in November. The Oregon House of Representatives voted 34-to-23 Wednesday, May 24, to join a group of states that want to elect the U.S. president by the national popular vote. Source: Oregon Local News – House votes to join National Popular Vote