Oregon Republican Party elects new officers

by NW Spotlight The Oregon Republican Party elected new officers today at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. Bill Currier is the new Oregon Republican Party Chair. He had previously been serving as Vice Chair. Jeff Mapes at the Oregonian reported … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How SB 324 crushes small business

Please Tweet, Email & Facebook-Like this SB 324 cartoon alert! By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog

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A Refreshing Alternative to Our Top-Down Public Education System

By Steve Buckstein Many Oregon parents and teachers are standing up to oppose new high-stakes tests designed to measure how well public schools are teaching the controversial Common Core Standards. So-called Smarter-Balanced tests are on track to be given to … Continue reading

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Rep. Barreto’s real-life business a better model than paid sick leave plan

By Taxpayer Foundation Oregon State Representative Greg Barreto offered an inside view on how his own business is doing things right with paid sick leave and why the state mandate may backfire by making things worse. During an informational hearing … Continue reading

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SB 324 “Scandal Bill” passes Senate — see who voted

SB 324 “scandal” bill behind Low Carbon Fuel scheme passes senate 17-13 By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com Senate Bill 324 is the “scandal bill” because it is at the center of the Kitzhaber Cylvia Hayes scandal where the Governor’s … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Mandate promises beyond belief

Help fight Ebola & boost business profits among paid sick leave HB 2005 promises By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com The Paid Sick Leave bill, HB 2005, is being discussed at the State Capitol. The promises behind HB 2005 offered … Continue reading

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John Fund: Kitzhaber and the Greedy Greens

by John Fund | National Review Oregon governor John Kitzhaber may have announced that he will resign, but a sweeping FBI investigation of him and his fiancĂ©e, Cylvia Hayes, is only getting started. While the story involves personal failings, the … Continue reading

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