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Money Talks – Eugene Weekly
Money Talks – Eugene Weekly
As the Eugene School District 4J election wraps up, so does the campaign spending. Lawn signs are slowly being taken out of yards, and advertisements on Facebook and in local newspapers have stoppe…
·eugeneweekly.com·
Money Talks – Eugene Weekly
Editorial: Campaign finance reform bill missing the ‘reform’ - oregonlive.c
Editorial: Campaign finance reform bill missing the ‘reform’ - oregonlive.c
The current version of House Bill 2680, which would set campaign finance limits, has too many flaws and loopholes embedded in it to do anything to alter the influence of big money in Oregon politics, the editorial board writes. Legislators should ditch HB 2680, revive the more straightforward HB 3343 instead and enact the kinds of limits that Oregonians want.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Campaign finance reform bill missing the ‘reform’ - oregonlive.c
Editorial: Campaign finance reform takes a back seat, again
Editorial: Campaign finance reform takes a back seat, again
Despite headlines over the past several months showing why campaign contribution limits are so critical, legislators have been unable to pass a bill with robust, fair caps, the editorial board writes. Legislators need to focus on such a bill for the February short session, or voters will have to do it for them.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Campaign finance reform takes a back seat, again
One thing left utterly undone: campaign finance reform
One thing left utterly undone: campaign finance reform
This year’s 160-day Oregon legislative session featured a 42-day walkout by conservative senators, all Republican except our own Brian Boquist, a longtime Republican ...
·newsregister.com·
One thing left utterly undone: campaign finance reform
Oregon takes steps toward campaign finance reform | KATU
Oregon takes steps toward campaign finance reform | KATU
Oregon is one of only five states to have absolutely no limits on how much money can be donated to political campaigns. But lawmakers took a step to change that Thursday, when the House passed a measure approving the state's first campaign contribution limits in decades. The proposal caps contributions to House and Senate candidates at $1,000 and $1,500, respectively. Contributions to all other statewide candidates would be capped at $2,800.
·katu.com·
Oregon takes steps toward campaign finance reform | KATU
Limits on Oregon campaign money are dead. But voters may still get to weigh
Limits on Oregon campaign money are dead. But voters may still get to weigh
House Bill 2714 would have set specific contribution limits, in anticipation of a constitutional measure making such restrictions legal. Although the bill is now dead, lawmakers appear to be pressing ahead with sending the constitutional change to voters.
·oregonlive.com·
Limits on Oregon campaign money are dead. But voters may still get to weigh
Drive to limit Oregon campaign money sputters to a stop | Salem Reporter |
Drive to limit Oregon campaign money sputters to a stop | Salem Reporter |
SALEM — Bowing to the pressures of time and differences of opinion, Democrats are setting aside a legislative effort to slap limits on political campaign contributions. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, D-Portland, had hoped to get contribution limits through the Senate after they passed the House on June 6. Her[Read More...]
·salemreporter.com·
Drive to limit Oregon campaign money sputters to a stop | Salem Reporter |
As Oregon Legislature nears end, campaign reform might be close | Salem Rep
As Oregon Legislature nears end, campaign reform might be close | Salem Rep
As the Oregon Legislature prepares to resume, the fate of campaign finance reform in Portland, Multnomah and statewide may rest on whether a constitutional amendment is approved before the Legislature shuts down. Activists have urged Democratic leaders to deliver on months of discussions of changing the state Constitution to allow[Read More...]
·salemreporter.com·
As Oregon Legislature nears end, campaign reform might be close | Salem Rep