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Legislative Update - Week 12

April 18th committee deadline done!  Bills live in Revenue, Rules or Ways & Means Cmte. or are dead. Threats - Handful of threats...

Defunding Veterans

A moral outrage, bait-and-switch politics at its finest Jonathan Lockwood,  Communications Director Senate Republican Office 971-645-2140...

For fiscal sanity freeze hiring

Republicans denounce Democrat plan to throw off well over a quarter of a million vulnerable Oregonians from health care plans and to slash...

Legislative Update 2017 - Week 11

Monday and Tuesday are going to be the single busiest set of days for committees as they rush to pass bills to beat the Tuesday deadline...

Senate unanimously passes adding woody biomass as green energy

Bill will help reduce carbon emissions and create jobs Jonathan Lockwood, Communications Director Jonathan.Lockwood@OregonLegislature.gov...

Bipartisan student debt reform bill to be heard in Senate Education Committee

Millennials Relief Act called 'monumental,' 'economic-stimulant' By: Jonathan Lockwood, Spokesman A bipartisan student debt reform...

Bill to honor and remember veterans passes committee

SALEM, Ore.-A bill sponsored by state Sens. Tim Knopp, R-Bend, and Alan Olsen, R-Canby, to honor veterans passed the Senate Veterans and Emergency...

2017 Legislative Report - Week 10

So much for big deadlines. The first major deadline produced almost no changes to OSCC's outlook for the week. All bills needed to be...

Ferrioli addresses housing and jobs for rural Oregon

SALEM, Ore.-Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli, of John Day, has a plan to help tackle the housing and jobs crisis in rural Oregon,...

Knopp tackles housing crisis, economic growth

Jonathan Lockwood, Communications Director 971-645-2140 - Jonathan.Lockwood@OregonLegislature.gov SALEM, Ore.-Today, Senate Republican...

Greg Walden announces town halls around Oregon

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSq2LcMW9ZM[/embed] MEDFORD -- Continuing a series of town hall meetings around Oregon’s Second...

2017 Legislative Report - Week 9

The next 2 ½ weeks are traditionally among the most important of the legislative session. This is where we start to see bills...

News from State Rep. Gene Whisnant

Pictured: Rep. Whisnant meets with Director Steve Curley and Business Advisor Jose Balcazar of Central Oregon Community College's Small...

Thatcher's juvenile justice reform bill passes unanimously

Jonathan Lockwood Communications Director 971-645-2140 Jonathan.Lockwood@OregonLegislature.gov SALEM, Ore.-Today, the Senate...

Olsen set to shine a light on shadowy Energy Trust

Jonathan Lockwood Communications Director 971-645-2140 Jonathan.Lockwood@OregonLegislature.gov SALEM, Ore.-Today in the Senate Business and...

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