Tag Archives: Legislative Overview

Dome Digest

These bills might not make headlines, but they may make a difference to Oregonians all the same. These bills might not make headlines, but they may make a difference to Oregonians all the same. Each of these bills passed their last hurdle this week and now head to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. Source: […]
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Capitol Round-up: Legislature wrestles with what to pass, what to fund

The Legislature’s main focus on Monday was the epic House floor debate over the carbon cap bill. But elsewhere, committees moved legislation into place for key votes or proponents admitted time may be running out for action in 2019. Legislative leaders who earlier forecast adjourning this Friday admitted Monday that the date was too optimistic. […]
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State Library Ed. Note:  If you cannot or do not wish to access the story without logging in or requesting from the State Library, it is available via the Mail Tribune HERE. Each of these bills passed their last hurdle this week and now head next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. These bills […]
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These bills might not make headlines, but they may make a difference to Oregonians all the same. Each of these bills passed their last hurdle this week and now head next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. Source: Dome digest

Dome Digest

Each of these bills passed their last hurdle this week and now head next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Dome Digest

Never-ending reading: Oregon GOP tries to tie up Legislature

Republicans have forced a clerk in the Oregon Legislature to read aloud every word in nearly every piece of legislation, giving granular details about farm loans, motor vehicle taxes and other government minutiae as the minority party uses the stalling tactic to try to gain leverage Source: Never-ending reading: Oregon GOP tries to tie up […]
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Dome Digest

A roundup of bills in Salem that are becoming law that you might not have heard about. These bills might not make headlines, but may make a difference to Oregonians all the same. Each of these bills heads next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Dome Digest

Capitol roundup: Gun rally and deadlines draw lawmaker’s focus; Gas station rules, wildfire prevention and “revenge porn” also on agenda

Guns, gas, wildfires and clock-watching were on the Legislature’s agenda during a busy week in the Capitol. Activity has ramped up as lawmakers face a Friday deadline to have policy bills scheduled for debate and a vote in a committee. Those policy bills that aren’t put on the calendar automatically die. The work session where […]
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Capitol round-up: Legislature on a roll

One month down and four to go for the 2019 session of the Oregon Legislature. There’s been a surprising number of major votes already, most notably the Senate approving statewide rent control — with a vote in the House as early as this week. Source: Capitol round-up: Legislature on a roll; Bills moving fast, plus […]
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Capitol roundup: Oregon could make permanent — or ban — daylight savings time

An update on an ailing state official and a bundle of bills that would change the state constitution — or what time Oregonians will have on their clocks — are among some of the highlights of news in and around the Capitol this week. Source: Capitol roundup: Oregon could make permanent — or ban — […]
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