Session Watch (Oregon Capitol Watch Foundation) praises Senator Betsy Johnson for standing up to protect hard-working Oregonians and voting NO on the Hidden Gas Tax! This bill is tainted by corruption and cover-ups involving Cylvia Hayes' lucrative contracts to promote it. We need more representatives like Betsy who are willing to do what is right for all of Oregon. Thank you, Senator Johnson!
KOIN TV 6 recently did a follow up on the Adolescent Sexuality Conference promoted and paid for by the Oregon Department of Education. Talking points at the conference include using "pony play" pornography and methamphamines. Additionally, as a KOIN TV reporter discovered, getting an official statement regarding the conference from Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, Rob Saxton, requires running shoes and the ability to run stairs. Such waste might be good to think
Governor Kitzhaber wants you to drive less, and he knows that the best way to discourage driving is to make it more expensive. The simplest way to do this would be to raise the state gas tax, which is currently 30 cents per gallon. However, this would require approval by three-fifths of the state legislative assembly, rather than the simple majority necessary for non-tax measures. There might not be enough votes for a tax increase. The other problem is that the Oregon Constit
The Statesman Journal showed its true colors in a recent article accusing Republicans of capitalizing on Governor Kitzhaber’s downfall by putting doubt about the intentions of SB 324-carbon fuel emissions hidden tax being peddled by the Democrat majority in the disguise of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. It seems like the reporter is simply regurgitating legislative Democrats talking points, while ignoring the elephant in the room; the FBI and Oregon DOJ investigations into co