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Reaction to Measure 101 passing in Jackson Co.

Medford, Ore. — Jackson Care Connect was one organization hoping for a ‘yes’ vote Tuesday night. Now, the CEO said the office is celebrating. The coordinated care organization serves more than 30,000 members each year. While the CEO was confident the tax …

2018 special election results

SALEM, Ore. – This past fall, over 70,000 Oregonians signed a petition to allow Measure 101 to come up for a vote. The legislation approves temporary funds to be allocated for low-income individuals and families and to stabilize health insurance programs. Measure …

Gov. Brown announces bid for re-election

Salem, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Monday she’ll run for re-election in 2018. “The Oregon we all love is a special place. And we can all be proud of the reasons why. We have the fastest job growth in the …

Secretary of State proposes changing primary date

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson is calling on Oregon leaders to move the state’s primary dates. Oregon traditionally holds primary votes in late may. Richardson says doing so creates a situation in which “both math and momentum usually prevent …

Sen. Alan DeBoer proposes changes to “kicker” fund

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Senator Alan DeBoer introduced new legislation Friday which could potentially change Oregon’s “kicker” law. Sen. DeBoer wants to send a constitutional amendment to Oregonians asking them to change the current law so kicker funds are automatically sent to schools. …
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