MAY 2017

Mayor Wheeler Cancels Free Speech - Oregon GOP Responds

Posted on May 31, 2017 by rleblanc

Wilsonville, OR - The Oregon Republican Party issued the following statement from Chairman Bill Currier in reaction to Portland Mayor Wheeler's attempt to ban political demonstrations whose message he doesn't favor, as well as other statements and events this past weekend. We do not want to see violence of any kind in Portland - by anyone - against anyone, stated Oregon GOP Chairman Bill Currier. What we do want to see is peaceful free speech and free

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Democrats Illegally Breach Constitution with Lawless $22.8M Tax Hike

Posted on May 31, 2017 by rleblanc

SALEM, Ore.-State law proved to be no match for Senate Democrat's desire to illegally pass a $22.8 million tax hike today. Senate Bill 28 will spike taxes at least $22.8 million in the two upcoming budget cycles. In 1996, Oregonians approved Ballot Measure 95, now Article IV, Section 25, to mandate tax increases receive a three-fifths vote of all members in the Legislature. Article IV, Section 18 of the Oregon Constitution requires tax hike bills to start in the House of

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CCRP Joins Unlikely Partner Opposing Gladstone Recall Effort

Posted on May 9, 2017 by rleblanc

In a May 3 letter to Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, the Clackamas County Republican Party Acting Chair Traci Hensley and the Democratic Party of Clackamas County Chair Peter Nordbye jointly condemned the recall of Johnson and Sieckmann and requested a state review of the petition for recall written by Bill Osburn, chief petitioner of the recall.

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