Seismic retrofit priority: Capitol or at-risk schools?

by Sen. Doug Whitsett Legislators are charged with making decisions on behalf of the public. This often involves setting priorities in terms of what best serves the needs of Oregon taxpayers. Many of the decisions we have to make on … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:28 | Posted in Oregon Government, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 5 Comments

Time is now to stop bleeding at Cover Oregon

Oregon Senate Republicans Cover Oregon has become a poster child for the failed leadership of the current Democrat regime in Oregon Salem, OR – Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) called this past weekend for Democrats to join with … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:40 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Oregon Senate | 3 Comments

Ethics complaint filed: Jamie Damon concealed govt job income

The Leadership Fund Jamie Damon concealed government job income on mandated disclosure form – complaint filed with Government Ethics Commission Salem, OR – Jamie Damon, candidate for State Senate, did not disclose income received from working as a state bureaucrat … Continue reading

Posted by at 12:37 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 3 Comments

Oregon House and Senate Republicans on Revenue Forecast

Joint Statement From Rep. Mike McLane And Senator Ted Ferrioli On Revenue Forecast Salem, ORĀ - House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) and Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) issued the following statement in response to today’s revenue forecast: … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:41 | Posted in Oregon House, Oregon Senate, State Budget | Leave a comment

State’s leading small business group endorses Patti Milne for Senate

Patti Milne for State Senate Woodburn, OR – Oregon’s leading small business advocacy group, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, has endorsed Patti Milne as their candidate of choice for Senate District 11 (Woodburn/Salem). The group believes Milne will be … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:30 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 3 Comments

Man charged under sex trafficking law passed by Senator Betsy Close

Sen. Betsy Close Bi-partisan legislation enabled local prosecutor to increase charges on accused sex offender Albany, OR – Last year, Senator Close Betsy Close (R-Albany/Corvallis) reached across the aisle to work with Democrat Senator Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose) on stronger penalties … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:41 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Oregon Senate | 1 Comment

Local farmer’s group endorses Patti Milne

Patti Milne for State Senate Woodburn, OR – The Marion County Farm Bureau has endorsed Patti Milne in her race for State Senate District 11. The Marion County Farm Bureau joins a growing group of organizations and local leaders who … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:46 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | Leave a comment

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