The Oregonian featured a great front page story on a new effort to restore Oregon’s initiatiev system.
“Ross Day is a boyish, earnest lawyer who says his mission is to rescue the most powerful political tool that conservatives have in Democratic-controlled Oregon: the ballot initiative. Day has joined forces with two of the state’s top conservative political activists — former GOP gubernatorial candidate Kevin Mannix and anti-tax crusader Russ Walker — to form a petitioning firm and an accompanying think tank aimed at providing a steady supply of credible ballot measures. “I want people to feel good about the system again,” said Day. “I want to make sure it’s done right. “ Continue reading.