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Willis Calls on Schrader to Denounce Stunt

Stayton, OR — Yesterday, a group of Democratic Congressmen staged a “sit-in” on the House of Representatives floor that disrupted the proceedings and forced Speaker More »

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Steve Forbes will headline Freedom Foundation Oregon banquet

SALEM, Ore. – The Freedom Foundation has announced that Steve Forbes, chairman of Forbes Media and two-time candidate for president, will be the keynote speaker More »

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Republican Candidates in HD 23 to Debate in Polk County

Rickreall, Ore – Gator’s Radio Experience and 1430AM  KYKN together with the Polk County Republicans are hosting a candidate debate between incumbent House District 23 More »

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Bud Pierce Ready for Challengers in Republican Governor Race

Salem, Oregon (March 7, 2016) – Bud Pierce, candidate for Oregon governor released a statement today acknowledging Allen Alley’s late entrance into the Republican primary. More »

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There Is No Room in Oregon for Discrimination

by Kim Conolly The Oregon Equality Act, known as SB2, aims to protect all citizens regardless of sexual orientation. Brought before legislators by Representative Greg More »

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Lawsuit Alleges SEIU 503 Isn’t Complying With Supreme Court Ruling

SALEM, Ore. – Service Employees International (SEIU) 503 is the subject of a new lawsuit whose aim is to force the union and the Oregon More »

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Willis Announces Legislative Leadership Team

Stayton, OR — Colm Willis’ bid for the Republican nomination for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District was bolstered Thursday when the campaign announced the endorsements of More »

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New Parking Technology Installation Begins at Capitol Mall

Salem, Ore. -Beginning Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, the City of Salem is replacing coin operated meters around the Capitol Mall with new parking technology. Work More »

Willis Calls on Schrader to Denounce Stunt

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Stayton, OR — Yesterday, a group of Democratic Congressmen staged a “sit-in” on the House of Representatives floor that disrupted the proceedings and forced Speaker Ryan to adjourn the House. In a statement released today, 5th congressional district candidate Colm Willis blasted the protest. “This childish protest is not only counterproductive; it is stopping the

Steve Forbes will headline Freedom Foundation Oregon banquet

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SALEM, Ore. – The Freedom Foundation has announced that Steve Forbes, chairman of Forbes Media and two-time candidate for president, will be the keynote speaker at the organization’s inaugural Oregon dinner. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, in the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Banquet Room. Other speakers include: Rebecca Friedrichs, plaintiff

Republican Candidates in HD 23 to Debate in Polk County

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Rickreall, Ore – Gator’s Radio Experience and 1430AM  KYKN together with the Polk County Republicans are hosting a candidate debate between incumbent House District 23 Representative Mike Nearman and challenger Beth Jones. The debate will be held at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall on Sunday, April 24 from 6 PM – 8 PM. The

Bud Pierce Ready for Challengers in Republican Governor Race

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Salem, Oregon (March 7, 2016) – Bud Pierce, candidate for Oregon governor released a statement today acknowledging Allen Alley’s late entrance into the Republican primary. Pierce said, “Ever since I entered the race last September, I have been ready for challengers in the primary. I don’t take Allen’s candidacy lightly, but I am still confident

There Is No Room in Oregon for Discrimination

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by Kim Conolly The Oregon Equality Act, known as SB2, aims to protect all citizens regardless of sexual orientation. Brought before legislators by Representative Greg Macpherson and Representative Diane Rosenbaum in 2007, the intent of SB2 was noble and the law enacted. Yet in 2016, the Oregon School Board Association (OSBA), education administrators in Dallas,

Lawsuit Alleges SEIU 503 Isn’t Complying With Supreme Court Ruling

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SALEM, Ore. – Service Employees International (SEIU) 503 is the subject of a new lawsuit whose aim is to force the union and the Oregon Department of Human Services to comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing Medicaid-compensated home healthcare providers to decide for themselves whether to pay dues and fees to the

Willis Announces Legislative Leadership Team

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Stayton, OR — Colm Willis’ bid for the Republican nomination for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District was bolstered Thursday when the campaign announced the endorsements of 8 local lawmakers. The Colm for Congress legislative leadership team will play an instrumental role in providing policy background and support for Willis’ campaign for Congress. Members will be added

New Parking Technology Installation Begins at Capitol Mall

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Salem, Ore. -Beginning Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, the City of Salem is replacing coin operated meters around the Capitol Mall with new parking technology. Work crews are installing parking stations that allow Capitol Mall visitors to pay for parking with credit and debit cards, as well as coins. The new stations also allow more flexible

“Salem Speaks Up” Promotes Diversity…Or do they?

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Guest Opinion by Rebecca Roth Who would have thought that self-proclaimed defenders of human rights would make speeches in defense of a eugenicist and organizer of The Negro Project? Why would people who organized this annual meeting of commemoration for the annual U.N. Human Rights Day, and who spent time telling us how to converse

Representative Mike Nearman Calls For Immediate Changes Within Department Of Human Services

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Asks For Resignation Of Senior Agency Official, Full Account Of Public Records Practices Salem, OR – Representative Mike Nearman (R-Independence) today called on Interim Department of Human Services Director Clyde Saiki to replace Public Affairs Director Gene Evans immediately. Rep. Nearman issued the call after learning that Director Evans oversaw the stonewalling of a routine

OR Rep Post Asks Governor for Clarification on Relocation of Syrian Refugees to Oregon

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In a letter submitted today, State Representative Bill Post (R) asked Oregon Governor Kate Brown to clarify the state’s position on the potential relocation of Syrian refugees to Oregon. Post is urging the governor to protect Oregonians from potential terror attacks while also allowing those fleeing religious persecution a safe haven.  Resistance at the state