oregon politics

Legislators prepare for redistricting process

SALEM, Ore. – On Monday the Oregon Legislature will begin a special legislative session to adopt a new congressional district map.¬†Every decade, the Oregon Constitution requires the state to look at redistributing. Two weeks ago, initial drafts were released to the public. …

Oregon House votes to expel Rep. Mike Nearman

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon house votes to expel Representative Mike Nearman. The Republican legislator from Independence, Oregon appeared to intentionally let a group of protesters into the locked Capitol building in December. This makes State Representative Nearman the first person ever …