Oregon Governor Threatens Executive Order on Climate Change
After a GOP walkout virtually killed the initial carbon tax bill in front of the Oregon Legislature, Governor Kate Brown is threatening to use an Executive Order to push it through anyway.
GOP Senators made national news when they literally boycotted the legislative session over a controversial carbo…
Oregon House Passes Big Campaign Finance Reforms
Three significant bills have been approved by the Oregon State House of Representatives, designed to clear up campaign finances in that state's elections.
The three bills would require the following:

place limits on the amount of contributions and require donors or political committees to identify if …
Oregon Shoppers, Heads Up! No More WA Sales Tax Exemption
Legislators say it will generate at least $53 million in annual revenue for Washington state, opponents say it's going to noticeably drop levels of shopping by Oregonians-especially in counties bordering the Beaver State.
As one of a number of 11th hour, under darkness votes as the legislature scurri…

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