House Speaker Tina Kotek, Republican Senators Join Call to Abolish Cover Oregon

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Cover Oregon is beginning to resemble a soccer ball. After Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) on Friday vowed to introduced legislation abolishing the scandal-plagued public corporation formed to establish a health insurance exchange, two Republican state senators facing tight re-election battles issued statements over echoing and amplifying Courtney's sentiment. The senators who face tough ...   More
 
Monday, September 8, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Michael Dembrow Will Seek Dingfelder's Seat

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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

State Rep. Sara Gelser Will Run for Key Senate Seat

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State Rep. Sara Gelser (D-Corvallis) announced today that she will seek the Oregon Senate seat currently held by Sen. Betsy Close (R-Albany).  Currently, Democrats hold a 16-14 advantage in the Legislature's upper chamber. That means Republicans need convince only one Democrat to vote their way to bring the chamber to stalemate. In the past session, GOP senators have been been able to do so effectively, ...   More
 
Monday, September 16, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Salem's Education Leaders On Teacher Layoffs

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When Gov. John Kitzhaber unveiled his budget last month, it included about $5.6 billion for K-12 education in Oregon. That's a lot of money but is also about $1 billion less than lawmakers and school districts thought they were going to get as recently as last June. Tax receipts simply have not kept pace with rising personnel costs, however, so the expected total of about $6.6 billion for K-12 education ...   More
 
Saturday, March 19, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

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