Independent voters nominate Chuck Thomsen

Oregon Senate Republicans Hood River, OR – The Independent Party of Oregon has nominated Chuck Thomsen to represent them on the November ballot in Senate District 26. Out of all the Senate candidates seeking an Independent Party nomination across the … Continue reading

Posted by at 04:55 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | Leave a comment

7 ballot measures make Nov. Ballot

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon 1. Illegal immigrant Driver cards Repeal: Reverses a new law that allows Oregonians who can’t prove they are in the US legally the right to obtain a driver card. 2. Equal Rights Amendment: Amends the … Continue reading

Posted by at 08:27 | Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Are Oregonians paying enough property taxes?

by Dan Lucas Property taxes are very important to Oregon cities, counties and schools. While the state government’s general fund depends largely on income taxes, county and city governments get most of their tax base from property taxes, and school … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Local Taxes, Taxes | 21 Comments

Independent Party of Oregon releases 2014 Primary results

Independent Party of Oregon SALEM – 7/21/2014 – Republicans ran the table in this year’s Independent Party of Oregon Primary Election, winning 8 races that were contested between Republican and Democratic candidates, including the Oregon Governor’s race.  This result reversed … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:25 | Posted in 2014 Election | 1 Comment

Rep. Mike Mclane on the passing of former Governor Vic Atiyeh

Oregon House Republican Office Statement from House Republican Leader Mike Mclane on the passing of former Governor Vic Atiyeh SALEM, OR – House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement tonight upon learning of the passing of … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:54 | Posted in Oregon House | 1 Comment

Dennis Richardson wins first debate

Dennis Richardson for Governor Salem, OR – State Representative and candidate for Governor Dennis Richardson delivered a commanding win in his first debate with John Kitzhaber at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Convention. “I’m grateful to the ONPA for hosting … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Gov. Kitzhaber | 13 Comments

Rep. Greg Walden: Permanently banning internet access taxes

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden The Internet is possibly the most important technological advancement since the printing press. Governments’ hands off approach has enabled the internet to rapidly grow into a powerful engine for our economy. At the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:57 | Posted in Congress, Internet Regulation | 3 Comments

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