PHOTOS: How Oregon representatives decorate their desks

A desk in the Oregon House of Representatives ahead of the 2022 Legislative session (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) A flying pig, a gnome, baby Yoda, and a large bottle of pain medication are among the items found on desks in the Oregon House of Representatives. The sixty representatives all have the exact same[Read More…]

Rep. Christine Drazan will resign from Oregon House to run for governor

State Rep. Christine Drazan, R-Canby, speaks during a legislative special session on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Oregon Capital Chronicle) Canby Republican Christine Drazan announced Friday that she will resign from the state House, becoming the latest candidate for governor to leave the Legislature to campaign.  Drazan’s last day will[Read More…]

Commissioners choose St. Paul resident Jessica George to fill House District 25 vacancy

Jessica George (left) and Scott Guptill respond to questions from county commissioners on Friday, Dec. 10 (Joey Cappelletti/Keizertimes) County commissioners from Marion, Yamhill and Washington counties voted Friday afternoon to appoint Jessica George as the next state representative for House District 25. George will replace Bill Post, who resigned in October after seven[Read More…]