Newsroom 2016-12-21T20:10:26+00:00


Revenue Discussions on the Rise

Education Revenue discussions are continuing to evolve in the Legislature. Committees are taking up several revenue related topics simultaneously. Generally, the largest discussion surrounding revenue is taking place in the Joint Committee on Student Success. [...]

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Revenue, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

AOC to Advocate for Key Investments in Department of Corrections

On March 25, the Joint Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Public Safety will hold its first public hearing on SB 5504, the Department of Corrections budget. Advocates from various stakeholder groups will testify [...]

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Public Safety|Tags: , , |

Legislative Discussions Begin on Diesel Emissions Regulation

Previous iterations of diesel legislation have been closely linked to California law. This session, legislators introduced a slightly less stringent version of the previous bills in HB 2007. This legislation does the following: Requires the [...]

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Energy Environment & Land Use|Tags: |

Community Development Proposal Slated for Work Session

Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) worked with Renewable Northwest over the interim to develop a policy allowing to streamline energy siting for renewable energy. This resulted in HB 2329. Oregon counties currently review smaller scale [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: Community & Economic Development|Tags: , |