Joint Special Committee on Coronavirus Response

March 17, 2020 SALEM, Ore. – The Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response has announced its first public meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 18 at 10 a.m. The committee, which House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney formed last week,...

Filing deadline nears for May 19 Primary Election

Larry Meyer | The Argus Observer | March 1, 2020 VALE — People who want to get on the May 19 Primary Ballot have just over a week to file with the Oregon Secretary of State’s office for state and federal offices or the Malheur County Clerk’s office. The deadline is...

Sen. Lynn Findley explains reason for walkout

Larry Meyer | The Argus Observer | Feb 25, 2020, Updated Mar 7, 2020 SALEM — There are comments on both sides of the issue regarding the walkout by Oregon Republican Senators over Senate Bill 1530, the cap and trade bill which was passed out of the Joint Ways and...