Tag: Ballot measures

Gun safety regulations on November ballot could cost local governments

Only one of the four statewide ballot measures Oregonians will vote on in November comes at a financial cost to local governments.  That measure would ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, require a firearm safety course, tighten licensing and create stricter background checks on weapons’ purchases. A committee involving[Read More…]

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Secretary of State prevails in ballot measure lawsuit

Marion County Courthouse (File/Salem Reporter) SALEM — A trio of potential ballot measures to change the state’s forestry practices don’t comply with the state’s constitution, a Marion County Circuit judge said Wednesday in backing Secretary of State Bev Clarno’s decision to block the measures.   Circuit Judge Daniel Wren said in[Read More…]