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Rep. Jennifer Williamson resigned from her Oregon House of Representatives District 36 seat to focus on her campaign for secretary of state. Multnomah County Democrats can forward three to five names to the Multnomah County Commission for a replacement. The […]

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The Portland Auditor has announced administrative rule changes to the city’s lobbying regulations. The revised rules clarify the definition of lobbying to include grassroots lobbying and attempts to gain goodwill. Fiscal disclosures are required to include expenses related to grassroots […]

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December 2, 2019  •  

Bentz Resigning from Oregon Senate

State Sen. Cliff Bentz - via Pamplin Media Group

Sen. Cliff Bentz announced his intention to resign from the Oregon State Senate District 30 seat, effective January 2, 2020. Bentz intends to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Greg Walden, who announced that he […]

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At a meeting of the Senate Campaign Finance Committee, Sen. Jeff Golden proposed new regulations that would place ceilings on the amount of money individuals and various types of political committees could give to candidates, campaigns, and one another. Oregon […]

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The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners adopted campaign finance disclosure regulations aimed at changing how money influences politics. Beginning December 7, 2019, all county candidates will be required to disclose funding sources on campaign communications funded with more than $300. […]

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After reviewing public comments, the Portland Auditor has further revised and offered clarification to proposed rule changes to the city’s lobbying regulations. The amended rules are available at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/proposedrules. An additional public comment period will be open until November 18.

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The Portland Auditor has announced new campaign finance disclosure and contribution requirements and a new public campaign financing program. Committees must now timely file disclosures of financing for certain election communications advocating for or against a city candidate. Additionally, committees […]

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The Portland Auditor has opened the public comment period for the proposed administrative changes to the city’s lobbying regulations. The revised rules clarify lobbying including grassroots lobbying and attempts to gain goodwill. Fiscal disclosures will be required to include expenses […]

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Four more states making changes to lobbying and ethics laws. Find out which jurisdictions in this edition of News You Can Use Video Digest!

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Republican leaders representing state House District 55 have selected three candidates to replace recently resigned Rep. Mike McLane. McLane resigned on July 1 to become a judge on the 22nd Judicial District Circuit Court. Vikki Iverson, Deborah Tilden, and Peter […]

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Gov. Kate Brown signed two campaign finance bills requiring more disclosures in Oregon elections. House Bill 2716 requires advertisements supporting or opposing a candidate to disclose who funded them. The bill also requires ads funded by non-candidate PACs to disclose […]

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation on July 23 requiring registered lobbyists to attend annual training beginning in 2021. House Bill 3377 directs lobbyists to certify training attendance to the Oregon Ethics Commission. The bill also requires the commission to report […]

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The Oregon Republican Party has nominated Becky Mitts, Raquel Moore-Green, and Brad Nanke as the three finalists to replace Denyc Boles as state representative for District 19. Boles resigned from the District 19 seat on June 28 after being appointed […]

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The Oregon Legislature adjourned on June 30, pushing through over 100 bills. The Senate passed two campaign finance bills and a resolution to limit the amount of money flowing into Oregon politics and improve transparency in the election process. House […]

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