Sen. Boquist: Trump ballot, M#110, Immigration

By Oregon State Senator Brian Boquist
Highlights, excerpts from Sen. Boquist newsletter

Portland ice storm warning issued for Tuesday, ‘significant icing expected’ and schools close in preparation.

Down from 200,000 people, 77,000 still without electricity.

— Oregon Capital Chronicle reports: “Oregon House Republican lawmakers on Thursday released details of a proposal that would end Measure 110 by mandating misdemeanor penalties for drug possession and treatment to avoid jail.”

— Providence and Regence BlueCross seal deal on insurance partnership.

— Oregon Capital Chronicle reports: “The Oregon Supreme Court will defer to the U.S. Supreme Court and won’t hear a court case challenging former President Donald Trump’s ability to appear on Oregon ballots.”

— After outcry, Kotek delays tax plan (until after election?)

— Snowstorm uncovers folly of denying people natural gas

— Republican Speaker of the House in Congress wants to fire any of the government employees in 22 agencies who walks out in protest of the federal government’s Gaza policy.

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