Oregon Democratic leaders strike concilatory tone about their supermajority

Rep. Jennifer Williamson said you can't assume lawmakers will vote one way because of their party affiliation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Democrats float plan to fix PERS

Oregon Democrats are turning their attention to PERS reform in tandem with a new business tax waiting passage in the Senate. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that Democratic leaders introduced a plan to address the state's public employee pensi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Oregon Green New Deal movement emerges

Democratic leaders are aiming to pass cap and trade in 2019, making Oregon just the second state to adopt the major climate policy. But some activists say lawmakers and Gov. Kate Brown aren’t thinking big enough. The want an “Oregon Green New De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Oregon Militias Threaten Violence Over GOP Carbon Credit Standoff; Capitol Closed For Safety

Oregon militias have reportedly threatened violence over an ongoing standoff between GOP and Democratic state legislators over climate change le.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 24th, 2019

"Come Heavily Armed": Oregon Senator Threatens Violence As Governor Hunts Down Lawmakers

A standoff between Republican and Democratic Oregon state senators escalated on Friday after Governor Kate Brown (D) authorized state police to track down Republican lawmakers who have stalled a vote.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 21st, 2019

Transportation industry leaders outline path to electric vehicles

Cap and trade legislation in Oregon could spur adoption of electric-powered vehicles by transportation companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Capitol Report: Mueller could be subpoenaed in next two weeks | Border-aid request stalls amid fresh obstacles

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler told Democratic leaders at a .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2019

I Don’t Want to See Trump Impeached, I Want to See Him in Prison, Pelosi Reportedly Tells Democrats

Nancy Pelosi told senior Democratic leaders she’d prefer to see Donald Trump “in prison” rather than pursue impeachment, Politico reported. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2019

Senate, Assembly leaders vow "strongest rent package ever"

With little more than two weeks before New York's rent-regulation laws expire, the Democratic leaders of the state Senate and Assembly are presenting a united front.In a joint statement Tuesday,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Michigan Legislature on brink of vote to cut auto premiums

Michigan lawmakers are poised to vote on legislation to cut the state's high car insurance premiums following progress in negotiations between Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2019

President Trump Cancels Infrastructure Meeting With Democrats

President Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting with Democratic Congressional leaders today (May 22) in what was supposed to be a second round of talks on a potential $2 trillion infrastructure package. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi clashes with Democrats in debate on impeachment | Republicans press Trump to make a deal on spending

Politico reports House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Which Democratic presidential candidate leads Oregon"s fundraising race?

Six senators, two House members, a governor, a cabinet member, 14 total candidates: Which one took in the biggest fundraising haul in Oregon? The Business Journal has added up the campaign contributions of all of the candidates for the Democratic no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

U.S. Struggles To Strike A Less Strident Tone

U.S. Struggles To Strike A Less Strident Tone.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 16th, 2019

Jayapal, Blumenauer and Bonamici promote Medicare for All

Three Democratic members of Congress, two from Oregon and one from Washington, made the case for Medicare for All on Saturday in Portland. About 200 people attended the “Medicare for All Speak Out” event at Benson High School, which featured U......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

How Oregon political and business leaders reached a $1 billion tax deal

The neutrality of the biggest statewide business group and the support of an unlikely alliance of labor unions and large businesses leave historic bill on verge of passage......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment

Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on ca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2019

Democrats ask Trump to find $2 trillion for infrastructure work

Democratic leaders said President Donald Trump agreed to aim for a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, while leaving open the pivotal question of how to pay for it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Pelosi, Schumer tell Trump infrastructure needs "massive"

Democratic leaders are telling President Donald Trump that American's unmet infrastructure needs are "massive" and they want to hear from him on how to pay for legislation to fix the problems......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 29th, 2019

List Leaders: Meet the 5 biggest cannabis businesses in Oregon

Oregon's largest cannabis businesses represent the growing diversification and consolidation of the young industry. Click on the images above to see the state's five largest recreational cannabis businesses with the most Oregon employees. Paid s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump Today: President refers to Mueller probe as ‘hoax,’ says he’s ‘having a good day’

President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign strike a defiant tone on Thursday as the much-anticipated Mueller report was released......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019