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Governor Brown’s 2018 Special Session Completed in a Few Hours with One Bill

“I voted for HB 4301 because it does return some of the SB 1528 tax increases to some businesses,” Rep. Gene Whisnant (R-Sunriver)...

Independent Party of Oregon to Allow Non-Affiliated to Vote in May 15 Primary

The Independent Party of Oregon has opened its primary election to voters who are not members of a party for the May 2018 primary election. The...

Cheri Helt Files for State Representative to Fill Buehler’s Seat

Cheri released this message on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CheriHeltBendLaPineSchools/     Dear Friends:...

Rep. Gene Whisnant Will Not Seek Re-election

State Representative Gene Whisnant (R-Sunriver) announced on Monday, December 4 that he will not seek a ninth term as a member of the Oregon House...

Don’t Miss the 15th Annual Oregon Leadership Summit of the Oregon Business Plan!

Register Today! This year’s event will focus on preparing Oregon for an uncertain future. The imbalance between revenues and rapidly growing...

Small Business Groups Support Measure to Protect Oregonians from Tax and Fee Increases

Support is building across Oregon’s small business community for the “A Tax is a Tax” ballot measure initiative to reign in the...

‘Cap & Trade’ Deemed Largest Issue in 2018 Legislative Session

In preparation for the 2018 legislative session, the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC) believes 'Cap & Trade' will be the issue...

2017 Governor’s Marketplace | Central Oregon Edition #2 Returning to Central Oregon for Another Free Edition

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Affirmative Action for Governor Kate Brown is delighted to announce this edition of the Governor’s...

Representative Gene Whisnant

Representative Whisnant is serving his 8th term and 14th year as State Representative for HD 53. In the 2017 Legislative Session and interim, Gene...

Rural Oregon Scores Victories, But More Work To Do

By: Oregon Prosperity Project The economic recovery was slow to arrive in rural Oregon, and many of the state’s less populated counties still...

Legislative Update - Week 23

The legislature is now done. The Senate adjourned at noon on Friday and the House followed suit at 3:30 Friday afternoon. This is what happened in...

Measure 98 Became a Reality Last Week

For more information, contact Dave Rosenfeld with any questions or feedback you may have.  Dave Rosenfeld, Campaign & Field Director, Stand...

Legislative Update - Week 22

Final results of 2017 Legislative session: HB 2060-A was defeated. This bill would have repealed the small business tax cut passed by the...

SB 828 “Predictive Scheduling Bill” Passes, Governor Expected to Sign into Law

Yesterday, Oregon’s House Legislators passed SB 828, known also as the Fair Work Week Act or the “predictive scheduling bill” and heads to...

Legislative Update - Week 21

As of yesterday, June 29, 2017: What's happening: We continue to believe the Senate is slightly disinclined to pass HB 2060-A which...

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