politics

Washington County commissioners to appoint replacement to vacant House District 30 seat Jan. 31

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will meet virtually Monday, January 31 to appoint a replacement for Janeen Sollman’s House District 30 seat. Sollman was appointed to Senate District 15 Jan. 14 following the resignation of former State Senator Chuck Riley. It’s the latest in a series of resignations and appointments[Read More…]

County to fill vacant state senate seats Friday

Washington County Commissioners are meeting virtually Friday, January 14 at 9 a.m. to interview candidates to replace District 16 Sen. Betsy Johnson who resigned Dec. 15 to focus on her run for Oregon’s governorship, and at 1:30 p.m. to interview candidates to replace Sen. Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) who announced last[Read More…]

Legislature passes rent relief extension, targets cartel cannabis grows during special session

Oregon lawmakers during a special session on December 13 voted to pass a series of bills approving more than $400 million in spending to protect farmers, tenants and landlords, and to increase law enforcement in rural areas. Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) said Oregonians can be proud of their legislature. “We[Read More…]

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