Governor Debate: Bud Peirce & Allen Alley
Oregon Executive Club
Wed. May 4, 7:00pm
Airport Portland Shilo Inn
$20 Dinner optional
Oregon Republican Governor candidates Bud Peirce and Allen Alley will be speaking and debating at the Oregon Executive Club this Wednesday night at 7:00pm.
Colm Willis for Congress
Taxpayers Association of Oregon picks Willis to take on Schrader
Stayton, OR — Yesterday, the Taxpayer Association of Oregon, a prominent taxpayer watchdog group in the state of Oregon, endorsed Colm Willis in the Republican primary for Congressional District 5.
“Oregonians in the 5th District are tired of being represented by tax and spend career politicians. Taxes are just too high and we need to stop the federal government from taking more of our hard-earned dollars. I’m proud to stand with the Taxpayers Association of Oregon. As your congressman, I will work to keep your money in your pocket and out of the hands of big government.” Continue reading
By John A. Charles, Jr.
Governor Kate Brown opposes a plan by the Coquille Indian Tribe to build a casino in Medford.
In her public statement, the Governor said, “even a single additional casino is likely to lead to significant efforts to expand gaming across Oregon to the detriment of the public welfare.”
What she actually means is she’s opposed to more gambling if it’s not run by state government. Continue reading
by Sen. Doug Whitsett
Oregon’s 2016 primary election is scheduled to take place on May 17. Voters should be receiving ballots in their mailboxes this week.
The results of that election will determine which candidates the Republicans and Democrats choose to represent their respective parties for various races to be decided in the November general election. Of those contested statewide races, one of the most important is the selection of our next Secretary of State.
Our current Secretary of State, Jeanne Adkins, was appointed to her position by Governor Kate Brown early last year following the resignation of former Governor John Kitzhaber. His resignation led to Brown’s appointment as governor, which caused the Secretary of State position to become temporarily vacant. Adkins came out of retirement to fill that position, but is not running for another term. Because of that process, it will be an open seat. Continue reading
Oregon Senate Republicans
So-called ‘Coal to Clean’ plan won’t even reduce carbon emissions in Oregon
Salem, Ore. – Senate Republicans issued the following statement on Wednesday following the signing of SB 1547, an expensive new renewable energy mandate, by Governor Kate Brown in Portland: “Today, Governor Brown gave her stamp of approval to a new renewable energy mandate that will cost residential electricity customers in Oregon $190 more each year until 2040,” said Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day). Continue reading
By Taxpayer Association of Oregon PAC,
The Hoffman Group & Oregon Family Council released a new poll of 550+ Oregon voters this week showing strong backing for Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Question: The Republican Primary Election for President of the United States were held today, would you vote for John Kasich, Ted Cruz, or Donald Trump?
Donald Trump – 43%
Ted Cruz – 26%
John Kasich – 17%
Undecided – 13% Continue reading
Who’s winning Oregon’s money race?
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton , Bernie Sanders?
By Taxpayer Association of Oregon PAC
We looked at the total donations and number of donors for each of the Presidential candidates coming from Oregon. This data is just a large snap shot sample (of the total amounts) with limitations. Our sample results are very illuminating.
The total Oregon donation shows that Ted Cruz has been effectively working Oregon, almost better than all the Presidential candidates combined.