Early look at Oregon’s 2016 elections – Part 2

by Dan Lucas Republicans have their work cut out for them in Oregon’s 2016 races. After the November 2014 election, Democrats returned to super-majority status in the Oregon Senate – an advantage they’ve enjoyed for 3 of the past 5 … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon Attorney General, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, State Treasurer | 11 Comments

Knute Buehler announces he’s NOT running for governor in 2016

by NW Spotlight Last month Rep. Knute Buehler (R-Bend) announced that he was considering a run for Oregon governor in 2016. As Oregon Catalyst reported, if Buehler and Brown were to win their party nominations, it would then be a … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:32 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon House | 16 Comments

Transformational changes needed in state education

Oregon’s Education System Needs Dramatic Reform and Fresh Ideas Oregon House Republican Office Salem, OR – House Republicans Monday called for transformational changes in state education, beginning with the appointment of a reform-minded leader to succeed Nancy Golden as Chief … Continue reading

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Early look at Oregon’s 2016 elections

by Dan Lucas Besides voting to elect the 45th president of the United States next November (2016), Oregon will also be electing one of our two U.S. senators (6-year terms), all five of our U.S. representatives (2-year terms), the Oregon … Continue reading

Posted by at 01:11 | Posted in 2016 Election, Gov. Kate Brown, House Races, Oregon House, Oregon Secretary of State, Oregon Senate, State Treasurer | 20 Comments

Knute Buehler mulls run for Oregon governor

by NW Spotlight Dr. Knute Buehler, a Republican state representative from Bend, announced in a newsletter yesterday that he is considering a run for Oregon governor in 2016. He plans to decide by the end of September. “In 2016, we … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:54 | Posted in 2016 Election, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Oregon House, Oregon Secretary of State | 12 Comments

End of 2015 Oregon legislative session: GOP summaries

The 2015 Regular Session of the 78th Oregon Legislative Assembly adjourned Sine Die Monday, July 6, 2015. Oregon Senate Republicans: Sine Die – Partisan 2015 Legislative Session Draws to a Close Salem, OR – Following adjournment of the 78th legislative … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:37 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 3 Comments

Where is the civility from the party that preaches tolerance?

by Rep. Mike Nearman On Friday, June 26, before the floor session started in the Oregon House of Representatives, I made a point of saying to my friend, Representative Rob Nosse of Portland, “Congratulations on the Supreme Court Decision. This … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 28 Comments

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