Oregon SB 941: Bad gun law is not being enforced

by Rep. Bill Post In April of 2015, the Oregon Legislature (minus ALL Republicans in the House and Senate) passed Senate Bill 941, the Universal Background Check. There were many reasons to oppose this bill but one of the most … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Oregon House | 1 Comment

Oregon GOP legislative leaders respond to Gov. Brown’s anti-gun agenda

Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli House Republican Leader Mike McLane Salem, Ore. – Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) released the following statement following Governor Kate Brown’s announcement Friday of her gun control plan that includes requiring Oregon State … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kate Brown, Gun Control, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 5 Comments

Hypocrisy from Dem Oregon House Majority Leader over DC ‘Sit in’

by Rep. Bill Post As America has watched this week, the U.S. House Democrats staged a “sit in” on the House floor. Now I am not debating the issue but rather the hypocrisy of our own Oregon House Majority Party … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Oregon House | 58 Comments

Oregon revenue forecast shows some troubling trends

by Rep. Gail Whitsett The House Interim Committee on Revenue and the Senate Interim Committee on Finance and Revenue held a joint meeting at the state capitol in Salem on Friday, June 3 to hear about the state’s latest revenue … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Oregon House, State Budget | 2 Comments

Recommendations for Oregon HD1, HD9 and SD5 Primary

An Election Message to Second Amendment Supporters by Rob Taylor The election is upon us and many voters are still wondering who to cast their vote for and who will be the right representative to protect the rights of the … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, 2nd Amendment, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 1 Comment

Oregon House Dems rolling in special interest campaign money

Promote Oregon Partisan Trial Lawyers PAC Has Contributed $60K Since End Of February Session Salem, OR – Incumbent House Democrats and Democrats seeking election to the Oregon House have received $60,000 in campaign contributions from the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:51 | Posted in 2016 Election, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 14 Comments

Oregon GOP legislative leaders respond to Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Senate Republicans Oregon House Republicans On Friday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) delivered her 2016 State of the State Address at the City Club of Portland’s Friday Forum. Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli Responds to Governor Brown’s 2016 State … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:05 | Posted in Gov. Kate Brown, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 7 Comments

Boylston files for open House seat 26 (John Davis)

John Boylston Press Release, “We must build on what is working and change what is not.” John Boylston – Republican King City, Oregon – Native Oregonian John Boylston, announced on March 3rd that he will run for the House District … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon House | Comments Off on Boylston files for open House seat 26 (John Davis)

Rep. Wayne Krieger not seeking re-election

Rep. Wayne Krieger (R-Gold Beach) It is with mixed emotions that I make this announcement today. It was never my intent to come to the Legislature, but then with much arm twisting I ran in 2000 and won. Originally I … Continue reading

Posted by at 04:37 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon House | Leave a comment

‘Short session’ delivers partisan results for Oregonians

Oregon House Republicans Democrats Rush Through Costly Mandates, Betray Voter Intent on Annual Sessions Salem, OR – Marking the end of a historically partisan session characterized by backroom deals, costly mandates, and a blatant lack of transparency, House Republicans yesterday … Continue reading

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

Oregon GOP legislative leaders on Feb revenue forecast

Oregon Senate Republicans Oregon House Republicans Senate GOP Leader Ted Ferrioli on Oregon Feb Revenue Forecast Salem, Ore. – Following the release of the latest revenue forecast, Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) called attention to signs of a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 6 Comments

Oregon ‘short session’: Democrats’ one-party authoritarian regime

by Rep. Gail Whitsett In response to a question posed to me recently, it’s my opinion that public input has no value in a completely controlled and strictly adhered to agenda like we are seeing this session. The outcome is … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House | 8 Comments

3 GOP candidates announce for Oregon state house races

by NW Spotlight The Oregon House Republicans’ Promote Oregon Leadership PAC announced three candidates yesterday for competitive Oregon state house races. One of those races, HD51, was one of Oregon’s million-dollar races in 2014. In another of those races, HD22, … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon House | Leave a comment

Oregon GOP Senate & House on governor’s 2016 agenda

Oregon Senate Republican Office Oregon House Republican Office Salem, Ore. – Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) released the following statement in response to Governor Kate Brown’s 2016 policy agenda: “We’ve had enough of Governor Brown saying one thing … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Gov. Kate Brown, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 3 Comments

Open seat in Oregon House District 22 (Woodburn) in 2016

Promote Oregon (Oregon House Republicans) Salem, OR – Promote Oregon Leadership PAC Executive Director David Huguenel issued the following statement regarding the open seat in House District 22: “While we know that liberal special interest groups will spend hundreds of … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon House | Leave a comment

Rep. Mike Nearman calls for immediate DHS changes

Rep. Mike Nearman Salem, OR – On Tuesday, Representative Mike Nearman (R-Independence) called on Interim Department of Human Services Director Clyde Saiki to replace Public Affairs Director Gene Evans immediately. Rep. Nearman issued the call after learning that Director Evans … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in Oregon Government, Oregon House, State Government, Transparency | 1 Comment

Oregon House GOP Leader Mike McLane on Revenue Forecast

Oregon House Republican Office Salem, OR – House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement yesterday regarding the December 2015 Oregon Revenue Forecast: “We should approach today’s revenue forecast with a sense of cautious optimism. While our … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:02 | Posted in Oregon House, State Budget | 2 Comments

House GOP leader Mike McLane honored as ‘Legislator of the Year’

by NW Spotlight Medford, OR – House Republican Leader and District 55 Representative Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) was honored yesterday with Senator Mark Hass as “Legislator of the Year” by the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA), a statewide non-profit organization … Continue reading

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Rep. Dallas Heard on Umpqua Community College Tragedy

Rep. Dallas Heard Salem, OR – Representative Dallas Heard (R-Roseburg) issued the following statement yesterday evening regarding the tragedy that took place at Umpqua Community College: “There are no words to fully express the heartbreak and sorrow I feel over … Continue reading

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House Republican Leader Mike McLane on Umpqua Community College Tragedy

Rep. Mike McLane Salem, OR – House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement regarding the tragedy that took place today at Umpqua Community College: “I am deeply saddened by the terrible tragedy that took place today … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:43 | Posted in Oregon House | 36 Comments

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