Celebrating “Human Achievement Hour” This Saturday

By Steve Buckstein This Saturday you’ll have the opportunity to vote with your light switches. Either turn your lights off from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time to “show your commitment to climate change action now” or turn your … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:00 | Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Green Energy, North Korea, Progressivism | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Low Carbon Fuel Standard bill bad for Oregon

by Rep. Mike Nearman Well, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard bill, SB 324, passed the House by one vote and is on the way to Governor Kate Brown for her signature. I was proud to have voted no on this. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Energy, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 4 Comments

Oregon House GOP views on SB 324 (Low Carbon Fuel Std)

Oregon House Republicans “Supporters of SB 324 should be prepared for some hard conversations with constituents” House Republicans’ Call To Halt Program And Prioritize Transportation Package Garners Support From Across The State The Albany Democrat-Herald: “The initiative means well, but … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:25 | Posted in Energy, Environment, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 1 Comment

John Fund: Kitzhaber and the Greedy Greens

by John Fund | National Review Oregon governor John Kitzhaber may have announced that he will resign, but a sweeping FBI investigation of him and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, is only getting started. While the story involves personal failings, the … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Energy, Global Warming, Gov. Kitzhaber, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

When Is a Tax Not a Tax?

By John A. Charles, Jr. Governor Kitzhaber wants you to drive less, and he knows that the best way to discourage driving is to make it more expensive. The simplest way to do this would be to raise the state … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment, Ethics, Global Warming, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government Regulation, Green Energy, Oregon Government, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, State Government, Transportation | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Ethics concerns should halt Low Carbon Fuel talks

Oregon House Republican Office & Oregon Senate Republican Office Legislature Should Not Move Forward With Policy to Raise Costs for Oregon Families During Ethics Investigation Salem, OR – Legislative Republican leaders yesterday called for House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:30 | Posted in Energy, Ethics, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 5 Comments

Lars Larson: Cylvia Hayes profiting from ‘low carbon fuel’ pillow talk

by Lars Larson We all heard a lot about Cylvia Hayes, the girlfriend of Governor John Kitzhaber, who scored more than 80 thousand dollars in consulting contracts, by using her position as a so-called energy advisor to the governor. In … Continue reading

Posted by at 04:55 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Energy, Gov. Kitzhaber, Green Energy | 5 Comments

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