The bill would help semiconductor companies secure federal money, bolster university research and aid in securing sites for the industry.
Legislative news brief: Bills on landlord rent-forgiveness credits, right to repair, more
The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley Senate Republicans introduced 16 bills presented as tax relief measures for Oregonians struggling in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing recession, now referred to by many economists as the COVID-19 Recession. The Office of Oregon State Republicans issued[Read More…]
Goodbye Frontier, hello Ziply
A Frontier Communications truck in downtown Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley OREGON – Frontier Communications officially completed the sale of their operations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana on Friday to the company now known as Ziply Fiber. The deal closed at $1.35 billion, according to Ziply, which is headquartered[Read More…]
Dangerous use of a drone in Oregon could result in steep fines, jail time
A drone flies above Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley SALEM – An Oregon law now in effect, passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2019, makes it a class A misdemeanor for intentionally exhibiting dangerous behavior with a drone. Specifically, Senate Bill 581 amends a 2016 law to read that any[Read More…]