Tag Archives: Sec. Bev Clarno

Clarno approves narrower forestry ballot measures for signature gathering

The new versions deleted passages in the controversial initiative petitions that Secretary of State Bev Clarno found had violated the single subject clause of the Oregon Constitution, narrowing the focus of the measures to gain her approval. Source: Clarno approves narrower forestry ballot measures for signature gathering

Tribal issues get the spotlight at government-to-government summit

MISSION — For a good portion of Tuesday, the eyes of the state were trained on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Source: Tribal issues get the spotlight at government-to-government summit

Audit: Opioid Controls Lax Among Oregon Veterinarians

In a recently released audit, Secretary of State Bev Clarno concluded that Oregon veterinarians have not shown due diligence in monitoring their prescription drugs, including opioids.    623 veterinary practices were surveyed, and according to the data, “23 percent of respondents have seen an increase in the number of customers exhibiting doctor shopping behaviors in the last […]
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Petitioners blast state decision to block driver’s license initiative

Secretary of state says effort to repeal law giving undocumented immigrants licenses went against ‘full text’ requirement. Source: Petitioners blast state decision to block driver’s license initiative

Oregon audit warns of potential pitfalls in plan to eliminate welfare red tape

Oregonians may face delays in accessing safety net programs if the state doesn’t have enough workers in place to manage the flood of welfare data. Source: Oregon audit warns of potential pitfalls in plan to eliminate welfare red tape

Ballot measure rejected that would repeal Oregon immigrant driver’s license law

Oregon’s secretary of state says an attempt to repeal a new law that grants undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses is unconstitutional. Source: Ballot measure rejected that would repeal Oregon immigrant driver’s license law

Oregon Secretary Of State Rejects Ballot Proposal On Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno ruled that the proposal did not meet constitutional requirements. Foes of a new law that grants undocumented immigrants Oregon driver’s licenses have been working for months to repeal the policy. Now, they might need to start over. Source: Oregon Secretary Of State Rejects Ballot Proposal On Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Lawsuit filed over Secretary of State’s unprecedented rejection of Oregon forest ballot measures

Backers of spurned ballot measures to tighten Oregon’s forestry laws sued Monday, saying Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno broke with legal precedent and based her rejection on bad advice from political appointees. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court, asks a judge to overturn the rejection and award attorneys’ fees. Source: Lawsuit filed […]
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Questioning Secretary of State Clarno About Rejected Ballot Measures Concerning Forestry Practices | Opinion

Last week our Secretary of State Bev Clarno rejected ballot measures that were filed in hopes of finding their way to the ballot so that voters could decide if they wanted to see changes in the way harvesting operations take place in our forests. She said she denied them a place on the ballot because […]
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Don’t hire your relatives, Oregon ethics watchdog tells secretary of state

Oregon’s ethics watchdog says Secretary of State Bev Clarno cannot hire her son, or any other family member, to perform paid work for her office without running afoul of the state’s conflict of interest law. Source: Don’t hire your relatives, Oregon ethics watchdog tells secretary of state