New Bill Would Punish Rogue College Coaches

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As the University of Oregon's legal bills related to a pending NCAA investigation mount, Rep. Brent Barton (D-Oregon City) introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at making coaches think harder about their conduct. Here's the legislative summary of Legislative Concept 3954: Provides that coach at public university who intentionally or recklessly commits or causes to be committed major violation of rules ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Hot House

Strippers and union goons, fetuses and convicts—they’re all appearing in the fierce battle for control of the Oregon House.


Elections
Observers of the Portland mayor’s race have whined about campaign tactics this year. But running for City Hall is like sipping high tea...   More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Murmurs: Bring those Bags, Brent Barton!

Oh, Blazers! Where shall I go? What shall I do?


Murmurs
Former State Rep. Brent Barton (D-Clackamas) has moved out of his old legislative district so he can run for the seat being vacated by former House Speaker Dave Hunt (D-Gladstone), who’s running    More
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Maybe Mayors, Man Booker and the City Dole

No anniversaries here.


Murmurs
Two prominent lawmakers are close to major career moves: Two-term state Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland) spent the weekend at the coast with his wife to arrive at a decision whether to enter t   More
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Legislative Races: Devlin Poised To Spend $1 Million to Keep Senate Seat: Updated


News
Based on his Oregon legislative salary of $1,801 per month, Senate Majority Leader Richard Devlin would need more than 46 years to earn the $1 million or so of contributor cash he will spend on his race against Republican challenger Mary Kremer. With one day to go before ballots are counted, state filings show the Democratic incumbent in Senate District 19 (Lake Oswego, Tualatin, West Linn and ...   More
 
Monday, November 1, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Legislative Races: Devlin Poised To Spend $1 Million to Keep Senate Seat: Updated


News
  Based on his Oregon legislative salary of $1,801 per month, Senate Majority Leader Richard Devlin would need more than 46 years to earn the $1 million or so of contributor cash he will spend on his race against Republican challenger Mary Kremer. With one day to go before ballots are counted, state filings show the Democratic incumbent in Senate District 19 (Lake Oswego, Tualatin, West Linn ...   More
 
Monday, November 1, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Trial Lawyers Lend Oregon Senate Candidate Barton $50K


News
Democrats are trying to make sure that what is expected to be a marquee legislative race in 2010 is no race at all. When Senate District 26 incumbent Rick Metsger (D-Welches) announced he would not seek re-election earlier this year, Republicans looked at the seat (which represents Hood River and parts of Clackamas and Multnomah Counties) as a potential pick-up. (As of October, Democrats outnumbered ...   More
 
Monday, December 14, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Listen to the Tape: Independent Party's Peralta Seeks Contributions


News
Over the past couple of weeks, an election-year dispute between the Democratic Party of Oregon and the Independent Party of Oregon has played out in a complaint to the Secretary of State and a response from the Independent Party. On May 21, Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown issued a "cease and desist letter" [PDF] to Sal Peralta of the Independent Party (Oregon's third-largest party and one ...   More
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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