Home Must Reads Oregon Legislature begins in earnest

Oregon Legislature begins in earnest

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, February 04, 2013

The Oregon Legislature starts business in earnest today, with Democrats holding the lead in both the House of Representatives and Senate for the first time since the 2010 special session.

House and Senate leaders said Friday they hoped to preserve the spirit of bipartisanship created during those years, but House Republicans already felt unsure that the collaborative spirit will prevail this year.

Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, said he has made a conscious effort to create a bipartisan atmosphere in his chamber, which is still closely divided. He has acknowledged that this will be a difficult session, especially given Kitzhaber’s budget instructions, and he said he has tried to give both sides of the aisle important roles.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

{biztweet}oregon legislature{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Political Clout

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

Businesses spend billions of dollars each year trying to influence political decision makers by piling money into campaigns.


Read more...

Two Sides of the Coin

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
22 twosidesBY JASON NORRIS

Historically, when the leaves fall, so do the markets. This year, earnings, Europe, energy and Ebola have in common? Beyond alliteration, they are four factors that the investors are pointing to for this year’s seasonal volatility.


Read more...

Grape Expectations

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE

Well-financed outsiders from France and California are buying up vineyards and wineries in the Willamette Valley.


Read more...

Shuffling the Deck

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JON BELL

Oregon tribes still bet on casinos.


Read more...

100 Best Nonprofits announced

News
Thursday, October 02, 2014

100NP14logo4WebOregon Business magazine has named the sixth annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon.


Read more...

Gone Fishing

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LORI TOBIAS

Business has been good to Laura Anderson, leading some to suggest she must be awfully lucky to find such success in a business notorious for failure. But luck’s had little to do with it.


Read more...

Launch

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

October's Launch article features Soul Kitchen, Easy Company and Slick's Big Time BBQ.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS