Kevin Mannix Seeks Help Keeping Oregon Safe

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Kevin Mannix—who may be best known for his campaigns for attorney general, governor and U.S. Congress—was a prolific lawmaker in the 1980s. But Mannnix, now a Salem lawyer, has driven big changes in public policy most recently through ballot initiatives. He wrote Measure 11, the 1994 law that established mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes. Last year, Mannix pushed Measure 84, which ...   More
 
Friday, February 22, 2013 by Nigel Jaquiss

Oregon Department of Justice Closing In On Mannix

Handling of charitable gifts for veterans is under investigation

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The long-running Oregon Department of Justice investigation into the Oregon War Veterans Association (OWVA) is increasingly focused on Salem lawyer and frequent candidate for higher office, Kevin Mannix.Mannix, a former lawmaker who has run for U.S. Congress, Oregon attorney general and governor, performed legal work and other services for OWVA, a troubled 501(c)19 charity that purported to provide ...   More
 
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Nigel Jaquiss

Timbers Bank on The Changing Face of Jeld-Wen

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Look for some unhappy Portland Democrats after today's announcement that PGE Park will be renamed Jeld-Wen Field when the Timbers begin play in Major League Soccer.Not because there's any great sentiment for PGE, the state's largest utility and a subsidiary of Enron when it hung its name on the old Civic Stadium a decade ago.But rather because of the political activities of Jeld-Wen's founder, the ...   More
 
Monday, March 14, 2011 by Nigel Jaquiss

Kroger Sues Politically Connected Vets' Charity

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Attorney General John Kroger filed what promises to be an extremely interesting and controversial lawsuit today against the Oregon War Veterans' Association. The OWVA, a 501c(19) non-profit has been under investigation since last year as questions about its fund-raising and political activities mounted. The group has powerful supporters and allies, including Loren Parks, the reclusive medical-supplies ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Republicans Request Partial Governor's Race Recount in Multnomah County (Updated With Precinct Locations and GOP Chair Bob Tiernan's Comment)


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The Oregon Republican Party has asked for a partial recount in Multnomah County for the governor's race. The request came in 15 minutes before the final deadline on Tuesday, according to Secretary of State Kate Brown's spokeswoman, Andrea Cantu-Schomus. Multnomah County spokesman David Austin says the GOP requested a recount for three precincts in Nob Hill, the Lloyd Center district and Laurelhurst. A ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

State Says Redistricting Initiative Doesn't Qualify For Ballot


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An initiative that would ask voters this November to change the way Oregon conducts redistricting each decade has failed to turn in enough valid signatures, the Secretary of State's office said today. But that doesn't close the matter since Kevin Mannix and other backers of the proposed amendment to the state Constitution are suing to challenge the state's invalidation of signatures. The proposed ...   More
 
Monday, July 26, 2010 HANK STERN

Two Initiatives Qualify For The Oregon Ballot


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Two very different initiatives have turned in enough valid signatures to qualify for the Oregon ballot this November. Secretary of State Kate Brown announced today that Initiative Petitions 13 and 28 each have more than the required 82,769 valid signatures required of a statutory change to qualify for the ballot. Initiative Petition 13, a Kevin Mannix measure, would impose mandatory minimum ...   More
 
Friday, July 16, 2010 HANK STERN

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