Articles by: Eron King

Right of Local Self-Government Initiative Vindicated

Court rules in favor of constitutional amendment effort, calls out State’s obstructionist actions. CORVALLIS – The citizen-led petitioning initiative effort to amend the Oregon constitution to secure the Right of Local Community Self Government has been cleared by a Marion County circuit court judge to gather signatures for the November […]

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Big Oil and Gas Threaten Community Self-Determination with New State Preemption Legislation

Oregon HB 2480 would expressly preempt local governments from any authority over the transportation or storage of fossil fuels. Legislation That is Part of a Pattern of States Denying Local Democratic Rights Wednesday, February 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mary Geddry [email protected] 541-551-1492 CORVALLIS – HB 2480 was […]

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