Michael Dembrow Will Seek Dingfelder's Seat


Rep. Michael Dembrow (D-Northeast Portland) announced this morning he will seek the Senate seat Sen. Jackie Dingfelder (D-Northeast and Southeast Portland) vacated to go to work for Mayor Charlie Hales.“Jackie has served residents of NE and SE Portland extremely well for the last 12 years.  She has led the effort to keep  Oregon’s environment safe for our children and grandchildren,” ...   More
Monday, October 21, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

An Oregon Republican's Surprising Take on "Tuition Equity"

Larry George

The most interesting aspect of this week's legislative hearing on Senate Bill 742, the so-called "tuition equity" bill, was not that hundreds of people showed up or that passions ran high on both sides. The underlying issue—whether Oregon's public universities and community colleges should charge undocumented immigrants out-of-state tuition, as they do now, or the much lower in-state figure—gets ...   More
Friday, March 4, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Bill Would Provide In-state Tuition for Undocumented Oregon Students

Undocumented Student

A Democratic and a Republican state legislator have introduced a tuition equity bill that would give in-state college tuition to undocumented Oregon students.Rep. Michael Dembrow (D-Portland) and Sen. Frank Morse (R-Albany), along with the Oregon Student Association and CAUSA, were all present today at the state Capitol to announce the bill, which would apply to all public Oregon universities.Morse ...   More
Monday, February 14, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Progressive Groups: Salem to See Single-Payer Health Care Bill in 2011

After President Obama and Democrats in Congess failed to even put universal single-payer health care on the table, progressive groups say they'll bring a bill to the Oregon Legislature in 2011 that would establish that option in the state. The announcement from Health Care for All-Oregon, Jobs with Justice, Physicians for a National Health Program and the Oregon League of Women Voters says ...   More
Monday, November 15, 2010 JAMES PITKIN


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