Newest Additions
Food Adventures in Eugene
February 5th, 2013
in Eugene

Oregon, my Perspective
Rants, raves and pictures.
February 5th, 2013
in Portland

Outside The Interzone
Miscellaneous thoughts on politics, people, math, science and other cool (if sometimes frustrating) stuff from somewhere near my favorite coffee shop.
September 1st, 2012
in Corvallis

10 Bloggiest Oregon Cities
Portland (Many)
Corvallis (93)
Eugene (88)
Bend (64)
Salem (43)
Beaverton (40)
Hillsboro (23)
Astoria (19)
Ashland (12)
Tigard (10)

More Cities »
Other Oregon Aggregators
ORblogs 2.0
Bend Blogs
ORblogs R.I.P - Thanks Paul!
Portland Bars
Advertisements
Oregon Wine Tours
Portland Interior Design
Oregon Photographer
Jobs in Portland
Buy Gable Vents
Rounded Gable Vents
The Worst Bar in Portland
Portland New Years
Business Attorney Portland
Oregon Wineries
Trivia/Pub Quiz Questions
DUI Attorneys Portland
Dean Kirkland

The Oregon Catalyst

http://www.oregoncatalyst.com/

Located in Portland

Last update: August 19th, 2016 at 07:34 am

ping: http://ignoregon.com/ping/1751

88 post clicks in the past 90 days

Oregon Political News and Commentary

Taxpayer Association of Oregon, It has made the news that Our Oregon paid a signature gathering company to steer away from gathering signatures for a ballot measure, the No Fake Emergency petition, they opposed (Initiative backers accuse  Our Oregon of …

[0 clicks]

by Rep. Mike Nearman We’re going to play a little game show here called “Detect that Bias”. The way it works, is that I get an enquiry from Oregonian reporter Dana Tims, asking me the following: Have you endorsed or … Continue readin

[0 clicks]

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon 1. It is a hidden sales tax Measure 97 is a gross receipts tax. It increases the business minimum tax to $30,000 plus 2.5% of gross sales on larger businesses where sales (not profits) exceed … Continue r

[0 clicks]

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The ability of American workers to learn a trade, or develop a set of skills they can sell either to employers or directly to consumers, is a central tenant of free market capitalism. However, occupational licensure …

[0 clicks]

By Steve Buckstein National Employee Freedom Week (NEFW, August 14-20, 2016), aims to educate union members across the country about their rights to opt out of union membership and stop paying some or all of their dues and fees to … C

[0 clicks]

We were in Bend last weekend. We love being in Bend. What’s not to like? The setting reminds us of Whitefish, Montana, where we were married forty plus years ago. Few places can rival Bend for its rugged natural beauty, … Continue reading →

[0 clicks]

Oregon Catalyst All blogs (liberal, conservative, official news sites) are forced to protect themselves from trolls in order to protect free speech and quality discussion. Oregon Catalyst is “is a place for conservative Oregonians to gather and share news, commentary, …

[0 clicks]

August 8, 2016  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascade Policy Institute’s Board of Directors has voted to oppose Measure 97, the 2.5 percent gross receipts tax on C corporations with Oregon sales above $25 million. It would be the …

[0 clicks]

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) announced more bad news last month. Its unfunded liability has increased more than 20 percent, from $18 billion to $21.8 billion. The retirement system is now only 71 percent …

[0 clicks]

By Adam Andrzejewski OpenTheBooks.com Oregon taxpayers deserve to see every dime spent at every level of government — federal, state and local. So why does Lane County want to charge $23,487 to simply produce a record of its public employee …

[0 clicks]

by Dan Lucas Gov. Kate Brown announced today “‘Oregonians United to End Gun Violence,’ a plan to reduce gun violence in Oregon and across the country.” She is joining other anti-gun officials “to release new policies and legislation that protects …

[0 clicks]

by NW Spotlight Reuters is reporting that “Donald Trump abruptly postponed his planned announcement on Friday of his vice presidential running mate because of a deadly truck attack in France, but Republican sources said his choice was expected to be …

[0 clicks]

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The Paris Agreement on Climate Change (Agreement) is being hailed by its proponents as a huge step forward in reducing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and saving the environment. However, further review of what the Agreement …

[0 clicks]

“Yes officer, I know I was going 80 miles per hour but I did not intend to violate the law.”                                                                                                        TJH (circa 2016) On la

[0 clicks]

by NW Spotlight CNN reported yesterday that “President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush on Tuesday will speak at an interfaith memorial service in Dallas for five police officers slain late last week, as well as meet with …

[0 clicks]

By Steve Buckstein Now that the massive Gross Receipts Tax measure IP 28 will be on Oregon’s November ballot, we likely will see many estimates of its impact on the state economy. An economic research center at Portland State University … Continue rea

[0 clicks]

by NW Spotlight A poll conducted in Oregon in late June found that IP28 currently enjoys majority support, Hillary Clinton has a double-digit, 14-point lead over Donald Trump, and Governor Brown takes a 7-point lead into the summer against Bud …

[0 clicks]

From MSNBC’s Morning Joe: FBI debunks Clinton’s email claims WATCH: FBI debunks Hillary Clinton’s email claims https://t.co/4oFfX7ScJB — Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) July 6, 2016 C-SPAN: U.S. Rep Trey Gowdy grills FBI Director James Comey on Hillary Clinton’s emails and “Intent”

[0 clicks]

by Sen. Doug Whitsett Oregon has been spent into a monumental, multi-agency, multi-billion dollar budgetary hole during the past several legislative sessions. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is among the state agencies facing the worst financial challenges for the …

[0 clicks]

On Tuesday morning, July 5, fifty-two percent of the Brits gave a quiet fist pump and issued a silent “YES” that they, in fact, got it right when they voted to exit the European Union.  There was probably another substantial … Continue reading U

[0 clicks]

by NW Spotlight The Hill is reporting today “It’s decision time for Donald Trump and for the potential vice presidential candidates considering whether to hitch their political futures to his renegade campaign.” The Hill goes on to note that Trump …

[0 clicks]

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon The petition to protect your privacy as a voter (IP 50) and the petition to stop politicians from using “Fake Emergencies” (which block voter’s ability to vote on their bad laws) need your help in …

[0 clicks]

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon National pollster, Frank Luntz, was interviewed on CBS This Morning Show on a large Snapchat poll of America’s younger generation. The results were surprising, encouraging and alarming. Watch below. View More: Live News|More News Videos

[0 clicks]

Dennis Richardson for Secretary of State Dennis Richardson Statement on US Congressional Review of Cover Oregon Central Point, Oregon – Secretary of State candidate Dennis Richardson, who as an Oregon state legislator and Ways and Means Co-Chair, blew the whistle …

[0 clicks]

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon pac An unprecedented coalition of  activists have come together to promote an Oregon Grassroots Coalition Slate to send to the National GOP Convention.   The Grassroots Coalition brings together people of diverse voices & values (Oregon …

[0 clicks]

One of the pillars of freedom is free speech. Without it a democracy becomes an oligarchy (rule by the elite) and from there devolves to a kakistocracy (rule by the least competent). Free speech only exists when the public has … Continue rea

[0 clicks]

Colm for Congress NRCC Grants On The Radar Status to GOP Nominee in CD 5 Stayton, OR — On May 23rd, the Nation Republican Congressional Committee named Colm Willis to their successful, nationally recognized “Young Guns” program. Willis’ campaign has …

[0 clicks]

Oregon Senate Republicans IP28’s Regressive Tax Would Have Devastating Effect on Oregon’s Economy Salem, Ore. – Yesterday, the Oregon Senate Interim Committee on Finance and Revenue heard a report on the potential effects of Initiative Petition 28, a ballot measure …

[0 clicks]

By John A. Charles, Jr. Google announced recently that it would no longer run ads for payday loans, the short-term loans that typically have high annual interest rates due to the poor credit of customers. Google’s decision is significant because … Continue reading

[0 clicks]

by Sen. Doug Whitsett The season for northwest wildfires has arrived, with two major forest fires already occurring in Northwestern Washington. Catastrophic wildfires have become progressively more destructive, causing enormous damage to both public and private forest and range lands, …

[0 clicks]