Income tax increase for homeowner’s bill up today

Income tax increase for homeowner’s bill up today — House Bill 2771 By Taxpayer Association of Oregon, This afternoon the House Revenue Committee will be hearing an income tax increase bill for homeowners House Bill 2771.  House Bill 2771 phases … Continue reading

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Former Candidate: National Popular Vote Compact is Unconstiutional

By Dan Laschober Before the ink had dried on the Electoral College votes which elected Donald Trump as our 45th president, the chattering class was aflutter over the idea of enacting the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPV). In Groundhog … Continue reading

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Could Rob Patridge Be Named U.S. Attorney for Oregon?

Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge, announced his resignation from both positions today. This adds fuel to previous rumors that he is being considered by the Trump Administration for the job of … Continue reading

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Free Speech & Unionism Debate at Willamette University

The following event is sponsored by the Freedom Foundation, American Constitution Society for Law And Policy, and The Federalist Society. Is public employees’ free speech protected? After the U.S. Supreme Court 4-4 split in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, 136 … Continue reading

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The Shack: A Celebration of America

By Eric Shierman William Paul Young’s book, The Shack, finally hit theaters last week. This quick, easy read springs forth from the fertile theological ground that is the Portland metro area. A best-selling Christian book, The Shack is considered by … Continue reading

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Oregon Trump rally show support

Several hundred Trump supporters rallied at Lake Oswego on Saturday. As expected anti-Trump protesters showed up to harass.

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Oregon’s Quest for Secure Driver’s Licenses

By Rep. Mike Nearman For over a decade, we’ve been engaged in a battle for a secure driver’s license in Oregon. Much of the drama has been self-inflicted and it’s about time we get with the program and move on. … Continue reading

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Big GOP Dorchester event starts today in Salem

 Dorchester March 3-4, Salem Oregon Oregon’s longest running political conference begins tonight in Salem.  Here are some of the speakers. Keynote Speaker PEGGY GRANDE Author of The “President Will See You Now”, Keynote Speaker and Specialty Project Consultant, Executive Assistant … Continue reading

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Confirm Gorsuch At All Costs

By Jacob Vandever In the past I have been critical of Republicans in Congress for being too obstructionist.  That being said after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in regard to the Supreme Court my personal motto became “Obstruct, Baby … Continue reading

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Capitol abounds in new business taxes

Capitol abounds in new business taxes Taxpayer Association of Oregon Photo:Taxpayer Association Lobbyist Matt Evans opposing SB 165 Two weeks the Taxpayer Association of Oregon testified against SB 165 which would strip away the small business tax cut for many … Continue reading

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Oregon needs honest debate on Bundy case – Dorchester event

By Jason Williams The Malhuer Refugee Ammon Bundy Case made national headlines last year, yet Oregon has lacked a true honest public debate from both sides on it. Oregon’s longest running political event, the Dorchester Conference is daring to call … Continue reading

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Dennis Richardson Is Oregon Leadership at Its Best

By Reagan Knopp Dennis Richardson’s personal story of perseverance takes him from his birthplace in Los Angles to the capitol building in Salem. The office contains enough cubicles to house a handful of staff, and one very important office – … Continue reading

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Executive Club: Victoria Taft on Strickland self-defense case

Keynote Speaker: Victoria Taft Executive  Club  Meeting 7:00 pm  •  Wed. March 1  •  Portland Airport Shilo Inn  Multnomah County turned darker in February, and it wasn’t the rain.  In spite of the overwhelming statistics that indicate handguns drawn in self-defense … Continue reading

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