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

Why is it so hard to fund K-12 education in Oregon?

by Dan Lucas The Oregon House of Representatives passed a $7.255 billion K-12 education budget, and it passed yesterday in the Oregon Senate. The voting was along party lines. Democrats, who control the state House and Senate, voted yes for … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:38 | Posted in Education, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 3 Comments

Oregon Children Deserve the Right to Try

By Steve Buckstein Oregon hopefully will join thirteen* states that have enacted Right to Try legislation, allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs not yet approved by the FDA. In several states, the face of Right to Try efforts was … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:00 | Posted in Government Regulation, Health Care Reform, Oregon Government, Oregon House, State Government | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

House GOP calls for thorough and fair discussion of anti-gun bill

Oregon House Republican Office Salem, OR – In response to the rushing of Senate Bill 941 through the Senate, House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) Thursday called for a thorough and extended discussion of the bill in the House … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 2 Comments

Rep. Bill Kennemer on Salem Dems’ anti-business agenda

House Republican Office Rep. Bill Kennemer Sends Message To Oregonians: I Do Not Remember When I’ve Seen Such An Anti-Business Agenda

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Government Regulation, Labor, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 1 Comment

Rep. John Davis on K-12 Funding: What Is Our True Commitment?

Oregon House Republican Office Representative John Davis Thursday joined other House Republicans in asking their colleagues to reconsider the proposed $7.235 billion K-12 budget for the 2015-2017 biennium, drawing attention to the 7% proportional decrease in education spending compared to … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:48 | Posted in Education, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, State Budget | 18 Comments

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