Most ideas to reform Oregon’s Measure 110 would need funding, but an amount hasn’t been set yet.
The appeals court decision will determine whether Erickson’s $800,000 lawsuit moves forward.
Lawmakers kicked off the 2024 legislative session in Salem Monday morning. The short session runs 35 days.
Lawmakers and Gov. Tina Kotek have differing approaches, but all agree on the problems facing Oregon.
Senator Tim Knopp, R-Bend, said he won’t join an ongoing federal lawsuit seeking to restore disqualified Republican senators to the ballot.
Rep. Tom Andersen, a former Salem city councilor, is introducing a bill that would have the state annually pay millions to its capital city to cover public safety services.
AROUND OREGON: Republican senators who skipped legislative floor sessions barred from running again, Oregon Supreme Court rules.
Mike Erickson is suing Rep. Andrea Salinas for defamation over campaign ads about his 2016 drunken driving arrest.
Oregon’s competitive 5th district includes parts of Marion County and is a key target for Democrats to flip in 2024.
Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer wasn’t familiar with state legislative efforts to address homelessness, but said she’ll try to find federal money.