Governor Brown’s Desk Next Stop for Rural Oregon Land Use Bill

A bill to make Oregon’s land use laws more flexible for rural Oregon has cleared the final hurdle in the legislative process before it goes to the Governor’s desk.   Senate Bill 2 would allow [...]

Landmark Legislation for Rural Oregon on the Move, Commissioner Mark Owens Champions Legislative Effort

A group of stakeholders were convened over the last three years to address land use flexibility in rural Oregon counties. Harney County Commissioner Mark Owens took a large part in discussions to craft and advance [...]