Tag Archives: Oregon Legislature

Editorial: Gross receipts tax proposal gets worse

The Oregon Legislature must, by law, come up with a balanced budget by July 10. That’s a problem. The state expects to pay out about $1.4 billion more in the coming two years than it will have in revenues coming in. The solution? If you’re a legislative Democrat, that’s obvious: Raise taxes, but do so […]
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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

Oregon legislature passes bill to promote small business

Lawmakers passed a bill to help small businesses across the state. Source: Oregon legislature passes bill to promote small business | KTVL

Oregon Wants To Be Able To Impeach The Governor

The Oregon House approved a measure Wednesday that would create a process to impeach the state’s governor. Source: Oregon Wants To Be Able To Impeach The Governor . News | OPB

Oregon lawmakers inch toward a corporate tax compromise

Lawmakers’ efforts to craft a workable overhaul of Oregon’s corporate tax system have yielded a new proposal that builds on previous ones. Source: Oregon lawmakers inch toward a corporate tax compromise | OregonLive.com

Show mothers you care with predictable work schedules (Guest opinion)

This past Mother’s Day, I didn’t want a fancy brunch. I didn’t want flowers or a big box of chocolates. I want something that you won’t find on any Hallmark card: a job with a predictable schedule. Source: Show mothers you care with predictable work schedules (Guest opinion) | OregonLive.com

Oregon House passes renter protection bill, Senate considers it

A bill passed through the Oregon House of Representatives that is set to expand renters’ rights and provide protections against no-cause evictions. HB 2004 passed in the House with a vote of 33 to 25 on April 4, and there was a public hearing held Wednesday, May 3, in the Senate Human Services Committee Source: […]
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 Senate equal pay bill lets some workers recover back wages

The Oregon Senate has unanimously passed an equal pay bill that allows workers to recover up to two years’ of back pay by filing a complaint with the Bureau of Labor and Industries. Source: Oregon Local News – Senate equal pay bill lets some workers recover back wages

Oregon lawmakers aim to shoot down wage discrimination

The Oregon Senate unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday that outlaws wage discrimination that is prevalent in the state based on gender, race and disability. Source: Oregon lawmakers aim to shoot down wage discrimination | Eugene, Oregon

How Oregon Is Trying To Fix Its Chronic Disease Crisis

The headquarters of the state agency that handles chronic disease sits on the seventh floor of the Oregon State Office Building in Portland. Source: How Oregon Is Trying To Fix Its Chronic Disease Crisis . News | OPB