Sen. Tim Knopp appointed Deputy Caucus Leader: OR Senate GOP

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Senator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) has been appointed to Deputy Caucus Leader of the Senate Republican caucus. The caucus Deputy Leader assists in caucus tactics, strategy and administration and works to advance the principles, campaigns … Continue reading

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Oregon Business Association endorses Winters

Jackie Winters for State Senate Salem, OR – A group representing nearly 300 businesses from across the state of Oregon has named Jackie Winters (R-Salem) as the candidate they trust to be a champion for job-creators in Oregon. The Oregon … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:33 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 9 Comments

Oregon Dept of Forestry: Huge improvements protecting private forest lands

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The Oregon Department of Forestry did an exceptional job of stopping the Bryant Fire in West Langell Valley last week. The wildfire consumed about 1,350 acres of privately owned timber and brush-covered land. The fire is … Continue reading

Posted by at 12:53 | Posted in Oregon Senate, State Government, Timber | Leave a comment

Sen. Jeff Kruse: Legislative Days disappointing

by Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) While I still think the concept of Legislative Days, a block of time during the interim when all committees in both Chambers meet, is a good one, I am disappointed in what has transpired this … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:55 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Education, Gov. Kitzhaber, Oregon Senate | 2 Comments

Flat revenue forecast indicates “Failure to Thrive”

Oregon Senate Republican Office Salem, OR – Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) issued the following statement in response to the June revenue forecast released yesterday: “For many cycles, the State Economist has warned that Oregon’s economy sinks deeper … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 9 Comments

Rep. Sarah Gelser gets payday for political posturing

The Leadership Fund Corvallis, OR – Sarah Gelser (D-Corvallis) received $5,000 from the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Political Action Committee this week, mere months after she supported controversial legislation to give trial lawyers a raise under the guise of funding … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 10 Comments

Join Sen. Betsy Close on Election Night – May 20th

by NW Spotlight One of the most important races this year in Oregon will be Sen. Betsy Close’s (R-Albany) race for re-election in Oregon State Senate District 8. Sen. Close is a rock solid conservative who led the charge against … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:50 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 1 Comment

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