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Property Tax Reform Reopened

It was simply a discussion item on the September 20 agenda of the Senate Interim Committee on Finance and Revenue, but the fact that the subject of "property tax relief" was there at all shows the determination [...]

2017-09-27T13:31:51+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Governance|

Total Solar Eclipse

AOC is working with the Office of Emergency Management and many other agencies and organizations to ensure Oregonians and visitors enjoy their Total Solar Eclipse experience on August 21, 2017. Curious about how Oregon counties [...]

Transportation Update – July 3

House Bill (HB) 2017-10 moved out of the Joint Committee on Transportation & Modernization (JCTPM) on Saturday, July 1.  Here are changes relating to counties: The program duration is seven years.  The Maintenance & Preservation [...]

2017-07-03T13:50:47+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Transportation|

Grand Jury Recordation

For the past three sessions, with a history dating back to the 1980s, the Legislature has debated whether or not to record grand jury proceedings. This session, it appears the Legislature will come to a [...]

2017-07-03T13:34:22+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Public Safety|

Housing Update – July 1

  House Bill (HB) 2002 expands the definition of publicly supported housing, for the purpose of determining which housing requires notice to local governments and Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) prior to sale. This [...]

2017-07-03T14:42:00+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Housing|

Final Sprint to Sine Die

"Surprise" is an Entry in the Race When it became clear to the core legislative leadership that there is a balanced 2017-19 budget in hand, the race was on to the close of the 79th [...]

2017-07-03T13:59:22+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Governance|