After two failed legislative attempts, Gov. Kate Brown signs an expansive order targeting climate change

Students joined Gov. Kate Brown at the Oregon Capitol for the signing of a climate change executive order on March 10, 2020 (Jake Thomas/Salem Reporter) Gov. Kate Brown signed a sweeping executive order on Tuesday that directs state government to significantly cut greenhouse emissions in Oregon. The governor’s move in[Read More…]


Judge reverses secretary of state, allows Oregon energy measures to move ahead

A Marion County judge has reversed a decision by Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno to reject two proposed ballot initiatives on carbon reduction.  Circuit Judge David Leith ruled Thursday, Jan. 16, that initiatives backed by renewable energy coalition Renew Oregon do not violate Oregon law prohibiting ballot measures from[Read More…]