Author: Nigel Jaquiss
Nobody Watchdogs Home Booze Delivery. That Could Change.
BILL OF THE WEEK:
A 50¢ Fee Hike Is Turning Into a Showdown Between the Governor and Her Booze Agency
THE ISSUE: Sometimes 50 cents is a lot more than 50 cents.
Late Blitz Boosts Election Turnout
Through May 15, the day before the May 16 election, the percentage of ballots returned stood at just 16.38%, an anemic total.
Republican Files Ethics Complaint Against Oregon House Leader
Columbia County Republican candidate Drew Layda has filed complaints with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission against House Minority Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson, alleging the Prineville Republican used her elected office for personal gain.
Oregon’s Largest Private Sector Union Announces Plan to Recall Labor-Friendly Lawmaker
The state’s largest private sector union today announced it will try to recall one of organized labor’s biggest allies in the the Oregon House.
Moribund Ross Island Sand & Gravel Headquarters Gets New Life
The headquarters of Ross Island Sand & Gravel at 4315 SE McLoughlin Blvd.
Employers Say They’re Prohibited From Offering Signing and Retention Bonuses. BOLI and a Key Lawmaker Disagree.
BILL OF THE WEEK:
An Obscure Oregon Agency Props Up Greyhound and Horse Racing—and Gets Chicken Feed in Return
Gamblers across America wagered $6.4 billion on horses and greyhounds last year thanks to the state of Oregon.
Julia Brim-Edwards Appears on Track to Win County Commission Seat
Portland Public Schools Board member Julia Brim-Edwards tonight appears to have won a comfortable victory over community advocate Ana del Rocío for the right to serve out the remainder of the Multnomah County District 3 seat representing Southeast Por…