Impeachment proposal receives approval from Oregon House

Rep. Jodie Hack Constitutional Amendment, If Approved By Voters, Would Establish Executive Impeachment Process Salem, OR – The Oregon House of Representatives today approved House Joint Resolution 31, an amendment to the Oregon Constitution that would establish a formal process … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:21 | Posted in Gov. Kitzhaber, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Scandals | 3 Comments

Rep. Bill Kennemer working to reign in abuse of emergency clause

46% of bills used “emergency clause”, bypass the referendum process Rep. Bill Kennemer SALEM – Representative Bill Kennemer (R-Canby/Oregon City) has introduced House Joint Resolution 33, an amendment to the Oregon Constitution that would require legislation declaring an emergency to … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:19 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Transparency | 6 Comments

Anti-gun bill SB 941 passed in the Oregon House

by NW Spotlight The anti-gun bill SB 941, “universal” background checks, passed the Oregon House 32-28 yesterday afternoon after a lengthy floor debate. SB 941 was already passed by the Oregon Senate back in mid-April. The bill now moves to … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kate Brown, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

Contact your Oregon state rep on anti-gun SB 941!

by NW Spotlight Anti-gun groups are working to get enough votes to pass SB 941 (Oregon “universal” background check bill) through the Oregon House. Senate Bill 941 is the bill that unnecessarily expands background checks to almost all sales and transfers … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:28 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 3 Comments

Charge parents’ insurance for daughters’ abortions without their consent or knowledge?

Oregon Right to Life Salem, OR – HB 2758, the final bill of the 2015 legislative session that would expand abortion in Oregon, passed out of the House Health Committee on Monday, April 20. It is up for a vote … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Abortion, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 8 Comments

Anti-gun SB 941 hearing Weds in House Committee on Rules

Oregon House Republican Office Oregonians Will Have Opportunity To Testify From 3:00 pm To 10:00 pm On Wednesday, April 22 Salem, OR – It was announced Monday that Senate Bill 941, legislation to expand background checks to the private sales … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:31 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 4 Comments

Oregon House GOP to Gov. Brown: Actions don’t match rhetoric

Oregon House Republicans Response from House Republican Caucus Communications Director Kara Walker in response to Governor Brown’s State of the State remarks: “While House Republicans appreciate Governor Brown’s calls to improve our education system, strengthen our transportation infrastructure, and restore … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:47 | Posted in Gov. Kate Brown, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 4 Comments

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