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Oregon campaign to allow limits on political contributions plows through ca
Oregon campaign to allow limits on political contributions plows through ca
The campaign to legalize political contribution limits in Oregon is heading into election season with less than $10,000 on hand, after spending heavily during the summer on staff salaries and a statewide poll by a Washington, D.C. firm. The poll found voters of every age, party and region of Oregon overwhelmingly favor campaign finance limits and disclosure requirements.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon campaign to allow limits on political contributions plows through ca
Oregon voters want to limit money in politics, but lawmakers might not get
Oregon voters want to limit money in politics, but lawmakers might not get
Oregon lawmakers are considering whether to adopt limits on how much individuals and groups can contribute to political candidates, after voters overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment in November to make clear such limits are allowed.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon voters want to limit money in politics, but lawmakers might not get
Oregon lawmakers appear unlikely to limit campaign contributions, as key pr
Oregon lawmakers appear unlikely to limit campaign contributions, as key pr
People who want Oregon to adopt campaign contribution limits on Tuesday acknowledged it looks increasingly unlikely the Legislature will pass limits this year, after a key lawmaker suggested scrapping limits and instead focusing on a public match program.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon lawmakers appear unlikely to limit campaign contributions, as key pr
Defying pledges to limit campaign contributions, Oregon lawmakers again fail to do so
Defying pledges to limit campaign contributions, Oregon lawmakers again fail to do so
House Speaker Dan Rayfield, D-Corvallis, convened a group of Democratic lawmakers this spring to hammer out limits on political spending. But Tony Lapiz, Rayfield’s legislative director, told a House committee June 8 that the legislators couldn’t agree on a proposal during that process.
·oregonlive.com·
Defying pledges to limit campaign contributions, Oregon lawmakers again fail to do so
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
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
Mystery Donor Revealed: Mark Zuckerberg Backed Radical DA Candidates - Capi
Mystery Donor Revealed: Mark Zuckerberg Backed Radical DA Candidates - Capi
In 2018, just outside Portland, Oregon, longtime Washington County District Attorney Bob Hermann announced his retirement. To those in the know, it was obvious that Kevin Barton, a moderate independent and Hermann’s longtime lieutenant, was the best man to fill the spot. Well-liked and with no Republican challengers, Barton was running unopposed. However, hundreds of miles away a “dark money” group with $10 million from Mark Zuckerberg and zero connection to Washington County decided that this was unacceptable. To them, it was obvious that Washington County really needed a high-dollar competitive election with a radical left-wing contender. The people just didn’t know it yet.
·capitalresearch.org·
Mystery Donor Revealed: Mark Zuckerberg Backed Radical DA Candidates - Capi
Editorial: Legislature’s inaction makes the case for two voter initiatives
Editorial: Legislature’s inaction makes the case for two voter initiatives
Oregonians who want credible campaign contribution limits and an independent commission to redraw legislative and congressional boundaries should organize behind initiative petitions that will accomplish what legislators refuse to do, the editorial board writes.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Legislature’s inaction makes the case for two voter initiatives
Politicians running for Oregon Legislature could reap huge taxpayer funding
Politicians running for Oregon Legislature could reap huge taxpayer funding
Oregon lawmakers are considering creating a public match program for state legislative candidates, similar to the system in Portland. It's the one possible win still available to advocates of campaign finance reform in the final weeks of the legislative session.
·oregonlive.com·
Politicians running for Oregon Legislature could reap huge taxpayer funding