Millionaire Gelser turns to California billionaire to try to buy election

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Only one day after Sara Gelser disingenuously complained about outside money trying to “distort” her record (she notably failed to identify a single distortion), it was revealed that Sara Gelser will receive massive in-kind … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:49 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 9 Comments

Woodburn Independent endorses Patti Milne for State Senate

Woodburn, OR – One of Senate District 11’s largest newspapers endorsed Patti Milne (R-Woodburn) on Thursday in her race to unseat Senator Peter Courtney (D-Salem). The Woodburn Independent chose Milne for her experience, close connection to the community, approachability and … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:30 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 6 Comments

Price tag for inaction on Cover Oregon: $20 million

Oregon Senate Republicans Embattled agency expected to spend $200,000 a day for remainder of the year Salem, OR -Without legislative intervention, the defunct Cover Oregon agency is planning to spend an additional $20 million on operation costs through the remainder … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Gov. Kitzhaber, Health Care Reform, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

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 | 4 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

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