Capitol Updates

  • Taken from the balcony

    Nearing the End of Session

    Seems I wrote this near the end of session but never actually published it – so thought better late than never!! The 2015 Legislative Session is winding down hopefully it will end in the next week or so.  This session […]

     
  • Taking a Stand

                                      So where do you stand?  Where do you stand when elected officials move to change the Constitution without giving you a say in that process?  Where do you stand when public Oregon Coastal property is being auctioned off to […]

     
  • Real Concern Regarding issues Being Passed in Oregon Legislature

    Each day our legislators are faced with extremely interesting and sometimes frustrating proposed legislation during this 2015 Session. Yesterday on the House Floor HB 2564 was passed out of the House of Representatives with one Democrat voting NO – Rep. Brian […]

     
  • Partisan Politics

    Senate Bill 324 – Low Carbon Fuels   Today, March 4, 2015 the House Floor discussion on SB 324 began promptly at 11:00 a.m.  As I write it is 4:00 p.m. and the bill is still being discussed on the […]

     
  • First Week at the Capital

    Most of us feel like it has been four weeks rather than four days – the pace is freight train style – boilers wide open. Hopefully it will calm as we move forward. Sal’s Committees were well run and handled […]

     
 
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