Oregon Dems put political agenda ahead of K-12 funding

Oregon Senate Republicans Democrats raid K-12 education, rejecting intent of voters to spend corporate kicker on Oregon students Salem, OR – Senate Democrats are undermining the will of Oregon voters by refusing to spend the corporate kicker on K-12 education, … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:13 | Posted in Education, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 6 Comments

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Posted by at 06:07 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 2 Comments

Anti-gun bill SB 941 passed in the Oregon House

by NW Spotlight The anti-gun bill SB 941, “universal” background checks, passed the Oregon House 32-28 yesterday afternoon after a lengthy floor debate. SB 941 was already passed by the Oregon Senate back in mid-April. The bill now moves to … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kate Brown, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

Supreme Court PERS ruling: Sen. Tim Knopp calls for immediate action

Sen. Tim Knopp Salem, OR – Yesterday, the Oregon Supreme Court announced their decision to overturn major PERS reforms from the 2013 Grand Bargain that would have saved the state close to $5 billion in unfunded liability. “[Thursday] we lost … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:47 | Posted in OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, Oregon Supreme Court, PERS, Public Employees Retirement System | 5 Comments

Punishment of rural Oregon continues by Portland elites

Severe consequences of biofuels for people in colder rural areas – including school children who are left standing outside in freezing temperatures waiting for buses with plugged fuel filters by Sen. Doug Whitsett Much has been made over the years … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Green Energy, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 31 Comments

Senate Dems pass ineffective, partisan background check bill

Oregon Senate Republicans Senate Democrats Refuse to Increase Funding for Critical Mental Health Services on Party-Line Vote Salem, OR – Yesterday, Senate Democrats rejected a common-sense bill to invest in community mental health programs across Oregon. SB 763, which would … Continue reading

Posted by at 08:45 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 5 Comments

Oregon Senate Dems Reject Bills to Protect Child Trafficking Victims

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Today, Senate Democrats rejected a pair of proposals to strengthen laws against child sex trafficking in Oregon. The two bills, SB 513 and SB 816, would have made patronizing a trafficked child a crime … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:28 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 7 Comments

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