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Perfectly Legal - Willamette Week
Perfectly Legal - Willamette Week
When elected officials provided their statements of economic interest to the Oregon Government Ethics Commission last month, the filing for Rep. Mike Schaufler (D-Happy Valley) included one unusual,Politics
·wweek.com·
Perfectly Legal - Willamette Week
Editorial: Elections division must step up enforcement of campaign finance
Editorial: Elections division must step up enforcement of campaign finance
The weak investigation into allegations of illegal campaign finance activity by former Rep. Deborah Boone show that not only is the elections division unable to enforce laws that currently exist, but it may not be able to handle campaign contribution limits that Oregonians want to enact. Although the secretary of state's office has made some changes, other reforms are needed as well.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Elections division must step up enforcement of campaign finance
From Sondland to Wheeler to charities, what can politicians do with campaig
From Sondland to Wheeler to charities, what can politicians do with campaig
This month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler donated $16,000 to charities that originally came as campaign donations from the man at the center of last week's impeachment inquiry hearings, Gordon Sondland. One KATU News Viewer wanted to know why Wheeler didn’t give the money back. Turns out, politicians have a lot of freedom in what they can do with campaign donations in Portland and Oregon.
·katu.com·
From Sondland to Wheeler to charities, what can politicians do with campaig
Campaign donation limits? Not this year, Oregon governor says - oregonlive.
Campaign donation limits? Not this year, Oregon governor says - oregonlive.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown told reporters on Friday that the state Legislature should not pass campaign contribution limits during the short session that begins in February. She did not cite any specific benefits of waiting until at least 2021. Voters will decide in November whether to amend the state Constitution to allow contribution caps.
·oregonlive.com·
Campaign donation limits? Not this year, Oregon governor says - oregonlive.
Why a bill intended to avoid a legally messy election season has one campai
Why a bill intended to avoid a legally messy election season has one campai
The Oregon Capitol (Salem Reporter archives) Rep. Dan Rayfield, D- Corvallis, wants to keep the campaign field for candidates level this year as courts and legislators untangle campaign finance reforms but he wants to short circuit a voter-approved measure to do that. Dan Meek, a longtime campaign finance reform advocate,[Read More...]
·salemreporter.com·
Why a bill intended to avoid a legally messy election season has one campai
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
House Bill 4124 would most likely ensure that a key campaign finance reform measure passed by Oregonians in 2006 will never go in effect, writes attorney Dan Meek. If the current walkout mirrors last year's and Republicans return with a few days remaining, the bill could be one of many passed in the rush to sine die.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
House Bill 4124 would most likely ensure that a key campaign finance reform measure passed by Oregonians in 2006 will never go in effect, writes attorney Dan Meek. If the current walkout mirrors last year's and Republicans return with a few days remaining, the bill could be one of many passed in the rush to sine die.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: Even with walkout, a bill to undermine campaign finance reform pro
Campaign Donation Fight Renewed, Oregon Court Says Limits are Legal - The C
Campaign Donation Fight Renewed, Oregon Court Says Limits are Legal - The C
The Oregon Supreme Court ruled on April 23 that campaign contribution limits do not violate the constitution, making them now legal in the state of Oregon. What that means, however, is not yet certain, as Oregon’s Secretary of State and Attorney General review to see if the ruling means a 2006 ballot measure would now take effect – the court had stayed the measure earlier.   Possible impact: This ruling means controls could now be legal on campaign donations in local and […]
·corvallisadvocate.com·
Campaign Donation Fight Renewed, Oregon Court Says Limits are Legal - The C
Ruling upends campaign finance rules | Mail Tribune
Ruling upends campaign finance rules | Mail Tribune
The Oregon Supreme Court has dropped a bomb into the middle of the 2020 election, ruling on Thursday that campaign contribution limits do not violate the Oregon Constitution. The most immediate effect...
·mailtribune.com·
Ruling upends campaign finance rules | Mail Tribune
No limits on campaign contributions in Oregon despite Supreme Court ruling
No limits on campaign contributions in Oregon despite Supreme Court ruling
Oregon's voter approved campaign contribution limits still do not apply to state level races, the secretary of state announced Friday citing an opinion from the attorney general. That's despite a state Supreme Court ruling last week that such limits are allowed under the Oregon Constitution.
·oregonlive.com·
No limits on campaign contributions in Oregon despite Supreme Court ruling