Republicans said they wanted the committee to hold government agencies accountable during a meeting Thursday evening.
Oregon senators joining walkout will face fines for future unexcused absences
Senators with unexcused absences will face a $325-a-day fine starting on Monday as a Republican walkout is in its fourth week.
Public safety bills, budgets await action amid Republican Senate walkout
Bills that would help Oregon crime victims, prevent drug overdoses and pay for public defenders await action as the GOP-led walkout continues.
Kotek quits negotiations as Oregon Senate GOP walkout hits fourth week
Gov. Tina Kotek said Democrats and Republicans are at an impasse over the ongoing walkout, with Republicans insisting Democrats kill or substantially change a top priority around abortion and gender-affirming care.
Efforts for ranked-choice voting, STAR voting gaining progress in Oregon
The House last week voted to approve Speaker Dan Rayfield’s proposal to establish ranked-choice voting in statewide elections beginning in 2028.
After session ends, Oregon senators will face a new battle – in the courts
Republicans plan to challenge the constitutional amendment in court that voters approved last year to prevent walkouts from halting legislative work.
Senate Republicans willing to return the last day of session as walkout persists
The GOP-led Senate walkout continued on Tuesday, preventing votes on bills affecting millions of Oregonians for the 15th day.
Gov. Kotek calls Senate Republicans ‘disrespectful’ after closed-door meetings
Kotek met with Republicans and Democrats on Monday, but neither side reported progress with the GOP-led Senate walkout.
Here’s what Oregon’s controversial abortion, gender-affirming care bill would do
Republican senators have walked out in part to prevent the bill from receiving a vote.
Election officials fine Oregon Democratic Party, seek criminal investigation into cryptocurrency executive
The announcement from the Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office followed a seven-month investigation into the $500,000 contribution made by Nishad Singh, an executive at the cryptocurrency exchange FTX.