2021 Oregon Legislative Session Summary

2021 Oregon Legislative Session Summary

by Jon Eames, Eames Consulting After what most consider one of the most challenging and strangest legislative sessions in Oregon’s history, the 2021 legislative session adjourned Sine Die in the early evening of Saturday, June 26. Not only were legislators, staff and...
Summary of the 2020 Oregon Election

Summary of the 2020 Oregon Election

by Jon Eames, Eames Consulting Oregon faced a similar experience as the rest of the country with regard to election results. While expectations were high among Democrats to expand their majority in their respective chambers, the results were less than ideal for the...
OSU Arts and Education Complex is approved!

OSU Arts and Education Complex is approved!

We got some great news from Salem this week! On Monday, the State Legislature met in a special session and approved $35 million in bonding authority for the OSU Arts and Education Complex. This marks the culmination of the three years of advocacy and it wouldn’t have...
OSU is supporting students and the community

OSU is supporting students and the community

Dear Beaver Caucus Member: I hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. As we are all dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to reach out to highlight what OSU is doing to support students and...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Session Recap

Beaver Caucus Legislative Session Recap

OSU COVID-19 Information: Oregon State University has added a link on the OSU homepage to a new page that provides detailed and up-to-date COVID-19 information. 2020 Legislative Recap By Bill Perry – Beaver Caucus President The 2020 Oregon Legislature adjourned...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 6

Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 6

March 6 Legislative Update by Jon Eames Late yesterday afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Tina Kotek, announced from the floor that the House will effectively end their work this legislative session.  Speaker Kotek, in an impassioned and emotional speech, announced...