Oregon Sheriffs Oppose Drivers Cards for Illegal Immigrants


Oregon’s sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards – and by extension car insurance. The law, passed last year by the Legislature and originally scheduled to go into effect this year, would allow undocumented Oregonians to use the card to obtain insurance, but not board planes, vote or buy ...   More
Thursday, April 17, 2014 KATE WILLSON

Rogue of the Week: Rep. Sal Esquivel

Are you a sucker who’d pay $25 to send email to political leaders? This lawmaker hopes so.

Rogue of the Week
Democracy Connection, a new website based in Medford, poses this question: “Have something you want to tell your local Paper,   More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Bills Take Aim at Land Use Advocates

Oregon State Capitol.

 Early in the legislative session many bills filed that may never get a hearing or may languish in committee. This year, as in sessions past, Oregon property rights advocates are taking aim at the process around land use decisions. With unemployment remaining stubbornly high and "economic development" the buzzwords of even the most left-leaning lawmaker, there may be more interest than in recent ...   More
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 by Nigel Jaquiss


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