SALEM, Ore. — A new hemp bill, introduced by Ashland State Senator Jeff Golden was discussed and amended Thursday afternoon in a Senate committee. Senator Golden said hemp is often being used as a cover for illegal THC operations, which ...

MEDFORD, Ore.— The urban campground in Medford is getting $1,000,000 from the city to fund a permanent location. The grant comes from the American Rescue Plan Act. During the 2021 legislative session, individual legislators were allocated funds from the over ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon State Senator Jeff Golden is getting heat from last week’s virtual town hall. The Ashland Democrat who represents Oregon’s District 3 said he’s against vaccine mandates but also said, since then, it’s been taken out of ...

Senate Bill 554 appears on its way to becoming law, but it doesn’t come without controversy. Ashland Democratic State Senator Jeff Golden said the goal of the bill is to reduce gun violence. “My plea to people if they’re upset ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown may call for a special session this month, focusing on the impacts of the pandemic. Oregon Speaker of the House, Tina Kotek, is urging Gov, Kate Brown to call the legislature’s third Special ...

ASHLAND, Ore.–  Hundreds of people looking for that special gift for holidays took part in a unique experience on Sunday. It was the 18th annual Abundance Swap. Held at the Historic Ashland Armory, the idea was created as a counter to ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– Rogue Valley State Senator Jeff Golden announced a proposal for a new statewide task force addressing wildfires and forest health on Saturday. Using the Ashland-based Lomakatsi Restoration Project as an example of best practices, Senator Golden is hoping ...

Salem, Ore. — Weeks after Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s newly created wildfire council met for the first time, a new task force is being organized by a Jackson County lawmaker. Democratic State Senator Jeff Golden’s proposed Forest Health Enhancement Task ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — State Senator-elect Jeff Golden (D) celebrated his lead over his opponent Jessica Gomez (R) in Ashland Tuesday night. He said this race has been a great experience for him and is thankful for the support from voters. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — With election season comes campaigning, and occasionally with campaigning comes negative advertisements against candidates. Senate candidates Jessica Gomez and Jeff Golden say they’ve both tried to run a clean campaign based on facts and issues concerning the ...

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