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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. …

Marijuana sales back on the ballot

Shady Cove, Ore., — A Shady Cove medical marijuana dispensary is taking the law into its own hands. Measure 15-157 came down to two votes on the November ballot to ban recreational marijuana sales in Shady Cove city limits. Kush Gardens in …

Jackson County Sheriff to reveal transition plan

Jackson County, Ore.- Outgoing Jackson County Sheriff Corey Falls will reveal his transition plan in a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Falls is leaving Jackson County for a job as Director of Police Services and 21st Century Policing in Gresham, two years into …
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