Sen. Jackie Winters wins national award for women leaders

National Foundation for Women Legislators (Alexandria, VA) – The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) announced their 2015 Elected Women of Excellence Award Winners. The award was established in 2013 as part of NFWL’s 75th Anniversary Celebration in order to … Continue reading

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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

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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

Oregon Senate named election target by national GOP group

The Leadership Fund (Oregon Senate Republicans) SALEM, ORE – Thursday, the Oregon Senate was named an offensive target by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) – the only national organization whose mission is to elect down-ballot, state-level Republican officeholders – … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:59 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon Senate, Voting | 7 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

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Senate Republicans push for enough funding for 4,000 new teachers

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Monday, Senate Republicans released a “Reverse Christmas Tree” package of wasteful spending bills passed or by the Democrat-controlled legislature this session. The $203 million in expensive, unnecessary projects and policies should be sent immediately … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Education, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 7 Comments

Senator Ted Ferrioli gets $300 million for schools

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Friday, Senate Republicans praised the inclusion of $300 million in bonding for schools in Oregon following their request earlier this session for school bonding in the same amount. “After Democrats woefully underfunded K-12 education … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:24 | Posted in Education, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 2 Comments

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