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"A Mysteriously Financed Group That Could Upend a Biden-Trump Rematch" #ELB
"A Mysteriously Financed Group That Could Upend a Biden-Trump Rematch" #ELB
Julie Bykowicz for WSJ: The 13-year-old nonprofit group, which has a $70 million budget, has qualified for the ballot in Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Utah and is pursuing access elsewhere. Arizona Democrats are suing to kick No Labels off the … Continue reading “A Mysteriously Financed Group That Could Upend a Biden-Trump Rematch” →
·electionlawblog.org·
"A Mysteriously Financed Group That Could Upend a Biden-Trump Rematch" #ELB
Rob Davis on Twitter
Rob Davis on Twitter
The Oregon Republican senators who've walked out on #HB2020 and a cap-and-trade vote say they're representing their constituents. Taken together, their campaigns have been funded by one primary constituent: Corporate America. pic.twitter.com/i29Ul714bB— Rob Davis (@robwdavis) June 24, 2019
·twitter.com·
Rob Davis on Twitter
Oregon Legislature concludes session marked by huge spending, racial justic
Oregon Legislature concludes session marked by huge spending, racial justic
Oregon's high-spending session, which ended Saturday evening, was made possible by an unexpectedly robust rebound in Oregon’s economy and an infusion of billions of dollars in federal recovery funds. Sweeping police accountability reforms passed thanks to lawmakers’ heightened awareness of racial inequities and desire to address them, but leaders from communities of color cited several major proposals legislators failed to pass.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon Legislature concludes session marked by huge spending, racial justic
Spending to influence Oregon’s Legislature topped $25 million this session,
Spending to influence Oregon’s Legislature topped $25 million this session,
Pharmaceutical companies spent nearly $2 million on lobbying during Oregon’s legislative session this year, as the drug industry worked to block lawmakers’ proposal to create a board empowered to set price limits for the costliest medicines. It would have put Oregon at the forefront nationally in addressing prescription drug costs.
·spokesman.com·
Spending to influence Oregon’s Legislature topped $25 million this session,
Opinion: A way to solve legislative walkouts once and for all
Opinion: A way to solve legislative walkouts once and for all
Most every other state in the country requires only a simple majority of lawmakers be present in order to conduct legislative business, write Reps. David Gomberg and Khanh Pham. It's time that Oregon lower its quorum requirement as well and prevent legislative walkouts for good.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: A way to solve legislative walkouts once and for all
Oregon legislative proposal would expand voter rolls – Oregon Capital Chronicle
Oregon legislative proposal would expand voter rolls – Oregon Capital Chronicle
If you vote in Oregon, you’re probably accustomed to a relatively convenient, accessible voting process, giving Oregon one of the highest voter participation rates of any state in the country.  Such an achievement didn’t happen overnight. It’s been long in the making. But there is more work to be done. This session the Legislature is […]
·oregoncapitalchronicle.com·
Oregon legislative proposal would expand voter rolls – Oregon Capital Chronicle
Why Vote Third Party?
Why Vote Third Party?
In a political landscape dominated by two major parties, many people often overlook the choice to vote for a third party. However, third-party voting offers a valuable opportunity to challenge the status quo and bring fresh perspectives.
·goodparty.org·
Why Vote Third Party?
Why local-level offices need independent candidates
Why local-level offices need independent candidates
City governments are not just where Americans feel the most impact of government on their daily lives – they’re the last line of defense against hyper-partisanship. A recent piece in The New York Times revealed a sign of increasing tensions to come: Swing state legislatures this session have passed increasingly partisan agendas without mandates. Local governments, generally non-partisan, are where we can reverse this trend and govern by consensus.
·thefulcrum.us·
Why local-level offices need independent candidates