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 | 17 Comments

Oregon GOP legislative leadership on passing of Dave Frohnmeyer

Oregon Senate Republicans Oregon House Republicans Statement from Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli on the Passing of Former Oregon Attorney General Dave Frohnmeyer “I am deeply saddened today to learn of the loss of Dave Frohnmayer. Dave embodied the Oregonian … Continue reading

Posted by at 01:07 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | Leave a comment

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

Proposed Tobacco Tax Increase Will Simply Encourage More Smuggling

By John A. Charles, Jr. State legislatures across the country have piled on the tobacco taxes over the past decade. Not surprisingly, this has created a growing problem of tobacco smuggling. As the tax rate rises, it encourages people to … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Government Abuse, Government Overreach, Government Regulation, Health & Human Services, Individual Responsiblity, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Government, Oregon House, Smoking Bans, State Budget, State Government, State Taxes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Fun with corporate personhood in the Oregon Legislature

by Rep. Mike Nearman I keep running into the corporate personhood bumper sticker. You know these people. They get enraged at the idea of a corporation as a person. On February 11, 2015, the Oregon House voted on a bill to … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Free Speech, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 18 Comments

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