Oregon Senate Dems Reject Bills to Protect Child Trafficking Victims

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Today, Senate Democrats rejected a pair of proposals to strengthen laws against child sex trafficking in Oregon. The two bills, SB 513 and SB 816, would have made patronizing a trafficked child a crime … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:28 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 7 Comments

Large set of Cylvia Hayes emails released online

by NW Spotlight Gov. Kate Brown released 94,000 Cylvia Hayes emails yesterday. They are available online (see link below) and several newspapers have begun analyzing them and reporting on them (see links below). The Statesman Journal reported “The emails released … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:18 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Media | 2 Comments

Scandal has come to Oregon

by Dan Lucas Now half of Oregon’s governor’s in the past three decades have been embroiled in scandals that include alleged criminal behavior A column in the Washington Post last August cited Oregon as being the best state in America … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Oregon Government | 10 Comments

Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson cleared by grand jury & U.S. DOJ

by Dan Lucas You might not know it from following the media, but Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson was cleared by a Missouri grand jury last November and by the U.S. Department of Justice in a report that came out … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:50 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Media | 3 Comments

Really good KATU update on Kitzhaber scandal

by NW Spotlight Earlier this week KATU’s ‘Your Voice, Your Vote’ ran a segment titled ‘The Kitzhaber saga continues.’ Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss and KATU’s Hillary Lake talked about “the lawsuits surrounding Oregon’s failed Cover Oregon, those personal emails Kitzhaber’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:34 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption | 3 Comments

Oregon Dems’ scandals & investigations

by NW Spotlight OK, this is just getting overwhelming. There were already 4 different federal investigations into the quarter of a billion dollars wasted on the Cover Oregon disaster, and now there are more federal and state investigations as part … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:55 | Posted in 2014 Election, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Oregon Attorney General, Oregon Secretary of State, Scandals | 5 Comments

Stunning, dangerous, repressive move by Dem Gov. Kate Brown

by NW Spotlight Punishing the whistle blowers who sought to protect emails from deletion??? Are you kidding??? Please read this article just out from the Oregonian. It is very troubling. Kate Brown launches criminal probe of Kitzhaber email leak; two … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:43 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Gov. Kate Brown, Government Abuse | 8 Comments

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