Sign In

Oregon State Legislature News and Information


Legislator PhotoHouse Speaker Tina Kotek

Democrat - District 44 - N/NE Portland

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1200    District Phone: 503-286-0558
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, Rm. 269 Salem, Oregon 97301
District Address: Office located in Kenton Firehouse, Portland, OR

collapse Year : 2020 ‎(29)
Legislative Leaders Appoint Joint Committee on Transparent Policing and Use of Force Reform6/30/2020 2:41 PM 
Legislature Adjourns First Special Session of 20206/26/2020 8:30 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek on the Conclusion of the First Special Session of 20206/26/2020 8:19 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek on the passing of former Rep. Vic Gilliam6/18/2020 3:10 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek on Governor Brown’s call for a special session6/16/2020 10:30 AM 
Emergency Board allocates $247 million from Coronavirus Relief Fund to Oregonians6/5/2020 5:55 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on June 2020 Economic and Revenue Outlook5/20/2020 9:35 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on the passing of Representative Mitch Greenlick5/16/2020 11:44 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Representative Diego Hernandez5/4/2020 5:19 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Emergency Board coronavirus relief package4/23/2020 2:45 PM 
Emergency Board to allocate more than $30 million in coronavirus response funding4/22/2020 10:35 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on supporting Oregonians impacted by the coronavirus pandemic4/2/2020 2:20 PM 
Bipartisan Leaders Thank Joint Special Committee on Coronavirus Response for Work on Relief Package3/27/2020 5:45 PM 
Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response to hold second meeting3/19/2020 4:15 PM 
Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response to hold first meeting, media conference call3/17/2020 4:55 PM 
Capitol Building Will Close to Public Until Further Notice3/17/2020 4:40 PM 
Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response announces first meeting3/16/2020 4:55 PM 
Legislative Leadership Calls for Special Session to Address COVID-193/16/2020 4:25 PM 
Legislature Appoints Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response3/12/2020 5:00 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Governor Kate Brown’s climate action order3/10/2020 11:10 AM 
Legislative Emergency Board allocates $24.35 million toward urgent needs in Oregon3/9/2020 3:30 PM 
Legislative Emergency Board to meet Monday to fund urgent needs in Oregon3/6/2020 4:15 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek’s full remarks on the conclusion of the 2020 legislative session3/5/2020 5:00 PM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek in response to Republican leaders3/5/2020 11:30 AM 
Joint Statement on State Budgets and Critical Policies Put at Risk by Republican Government Shutdown3/4/2020 12:15 PM 
Joint Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney on the Republican Walkouts3/2/2020 11:45 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on House Republicans walking off the job2/25/2020 9:50 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Senate Republicans walking off the job2/24/2020 2:00 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on March 2020 Economic and Revenue Outlook2/12/2020 9:15 AM 
collapse Year : 2019 ‎(14)
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on the December Economic and Revenue Forecast11/20/2019 9:55 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on August Economic and Revenue Forecast8/28/2019 9:00 AM 
80th Oregon Legislative Assembly wraps up historic session6/30/2019 6:20 PM 
Legislature Approves Major Investments in Education, Housing, Child Welfare, and Mental Health6/30/2019 6:00 PM 
Needed Housing Investments Hang in the Balance6/26/2019 5:00 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek announces new chief of staff6/20/2019 5:00 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek on the passing of Senator Jackie Winters5/29/2019 3:30 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast5/15/2019 9:30 AM 
Speaker Tina Kotek on the House passing the Student Success Act5/1/2019 6:20 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek on the progress of the Student Success Act4/4/2019 5:15 PM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek's statement on the passing of Secretary of State Dennis Richardson2/27/2019 10:15 AM 
Updated locations for the Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction public hearings2/20/2019 2:41 PM 
Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction announces public hearing dates2/12/2019 2:00 PM 
House Approves Transparency Rule Changes1/14/2019 4:48 PM 
collapse Year : 2018 ‎(11)
Speaker Kotek Announces 2019 House Committee Assignments12/20/2018 8:09 AM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on Oregon Court of Appeals Ruling12/5/2018 4:25 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast5/23/2018 9:40 AM 
Press Release: Legislative Revenue Officer Selected5/14/2018 4:30 PM 
Speaker Tina Kotek Issues Statement on Special Session4/24/2018 4:10 PM 
Joint Committee on Student Success Continues Statewide Tour in Baker City, Hermiston4/16/2018 4:45 PM 
Joint Committee on Student Success Kicks off Statewide Tour in Lane County Thursday3/21/2018 3:47 PM 
Joint Committee on Student Success to Visit  Lane County Schools, Hold Hearing March 223/13/2018 4:52 PM 
State invests in housing, child welfare, mental health care and economic development 3/3/2018 5:41 PM 
Rent Burden, Racial Disparities in Housing Legislation Passes Oregon House 3/1/2018 6:03 PM 
 Leaders Ask Oregon Law Commission to Review Harassment Policies2/22/2018 5:36 PM 
collapse Year : 2017 ‎(13)
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA9/5/2017 9:39 AM 
Legislature Adjourns 2017 Legislative Session 7/7/2017 3:29 PM 
Affordable Housing Crisis Dominates 2017 Legislative Session7/7/2017 1:00 PM 
Legislature Advances $1.3 Billion Bonding Package7/3/2017 11:20 AM 
Oregon Legislators Commemorate Vanport Flood Anniversary, Honor Survivors5/30/2017 1:00 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast5/16/2017 9:00 AM 
Oregon House Leaders Announce Plan to Reform Business Taxes, Invest in Education5/4/2017 11:33 AM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek Responds to Report from Cost-Containment Work Group4/21/2017 3:23 PM 
Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Spur Economic Development at Oregon’s Border with Idaho2/23/2017 12:10 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast2/22/2017 9:31 AM 
Imam Delivers Invocation to Open 2017 Legislative Session in Oregon House of Representatives2/1/2017 12:00 PM 
Tina Kotek Re-Elected Oregon House Speaker, Focuses on Equality in Opening Remarks to the 79th Legislative Assembly1/9/2017 1:00 PM 
Speaker Kotek Announces 2017 House Committee Assignments12/21/2016 5:21 PM 
collapse Year : 2016 ‎(10)
Democratic Leaders of the Oregon House of Representatives Issue Statement on the Aftermath of the Presidential Election11/16/2016 9:15 AM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on Supreme Court Ruling on Immigration6/24/2016 4:00 PM 
Joint Transportation Committee Releases Schedule for Statewide Summer Tour5/18/2016 3:00 PM 
Legislative Leaders Appoint Joint Committee to Develop Transportation Package4/27/2016 2:56 PM 
Oregon Legislature Adjourns 2016 Legislative Session3/3/2016 1:15 PM 
Oregon Legislature Takes Steps to Address Affordable Housing Crisis3/3/2016 12:00 PM 
State Budget Changes Move Forward as End of 2016 Session Nears3/1/2016 2:00 PM 
Speaker Kotek Creates Small Business Growth Committee2/25/2016 12:20 PM 
Oregon House Opens 2016 Session with Steps to Improve Government Transparency2/1/2016 8:58 AM 
House Speaker Tina Kotek Releases Statement on Governor Brown's Minimum Wage Proposal1/14/2016 2:10 PM 
collapse Year : 2015 ‎(10)
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on December Economic and Revenue Forecast12/2/2015 10:00 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on September Economic and Revenue Forecast8/26/2015 8:45 AM 
Legislature Adjourns 2015 Legislative Session: Brings Major Wins for Working Families, Women7/6/2015 6:12 PM 
Hallmarks of 2015 Bonding Package: School Safety, Affordable Housing, Transportation7/3/2015 5:59 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on May Economic and Revenue Forecast5/14/2015 9:15 AM 
House Passes Stable School Budget, Funds Full-Day Kindergarten For First Time In State History3/31/2015 1:35 PM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Appointment of Jeanne Atkins as Oregon Secretary of State3/6/2015 11:40 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast2/19/2015 9:30 AM 
Statement by House Speaker Tina Kotek on the Swearing in of Kate Brown as Oregon's 38th Governor2/18/2015 10:30 AM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on Governor Kitzhaber's Resignation2/13/2015 1:00 PM 
collapse Year : 2014 ‎(16)
Kotek Announces 2015 House Committee Assignments12/12/2014 2:36 PM 
Kotek Signs Oregon Friendship Agreement With Tianjin Province6/11/2014 1:17 PM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on Completion of 2014 Legislative Session3/7/2014 6:25 PM 
House Approves Bonding for Education and Research Facilities3/7/2014 4:30 PM 
Statement from House Speaker Tina Kotek on the I-5 Bridge Replacement Project 3/7/2014 4:10 PM 
House Passes Budget Reconciliation3/7/2014 2:35 PM 
House Passes Bill to Improve Air Quality2/17/2014 11:30 AM 
House Passes Bill to Strengthen Teacher Input in Public Education Decisions2/14/2014 12:00 PM 
Speaker Kotek Responds to Good News in March Economic and Revenue Forecast2/12/2014 9:30 AM 
I-5 Bridge Hearing Scheduled for Wednesday2/10/2014 11:15 AM 
Capitol to Re-Open Monday with Adjusted Schedule2/9/2014 12:30 PM 
House Welcomes New Member,Speaker Pro Tempore During First Day of 2014 Session2/3/2014 9:45 AM 
1 - 100Next
June 29, 2020Coronavirus Update: Face Coverings, Latest Modeling and Housing Protections 
June 26, 2020Coronavirus Update: Special Session, Unemployment Update and Resources 
June 23, 2020Coronavirus Update: Masks, Special Session, and Rent and Energy Assistance 
June 19, 2020Coronavirus Update: Guidelines on Face Coverings, Reflections on Juneteenth 
June 18, 2020Coronavirus Update: Multnomah County Reopens Tomorrow 
June 17, 2020Coronavirus Update: Multnomah County To Reopen, New Mask Policy 
June 16, 2020Coronavirus Update: Special Session Called and Cases Are Up 
June 15, 2020Coronavirus Update: Answering Questions about Unemployment 
June 12, 2020Coronavirus Update: Pressing Pause on Reopening 
June 10, 2020Coronavirus Update: Ready Schools, Safe Learners 
June 9, 2020Coronavirus Update: Face Coverings, Restaurants and Unemployment 
June 8, 2020Coronavirus Update: Weddings Under Phase 2 Reopening 
June 5, 2020Coronavirus Update: More Relief Funds Coming, A Reflection on the Pandemic  
June 3, 2020Coronavirus Update: Phase 2 Reopening and Other Announcements 
June 2, 2020Coronavirus Update: Staying Housed, Plan for Police Accountability 
June 1, 2020Coronavirus Update: Protests During A Pandemic 
May 29, 2020Coronavirus Update: Employment Department to Answer Questions Tomorrow 
May 28, 2020Coronavirus Update: Washington County to Reopen, Reflections on George Floyd 
May 27, 2020Coronavirus Update: 100,000 Deaths in the United States 
May 26, 2020Coronavirus Update: How to Access Rent Assistance 
May 22, 2020Coronavirus Update: Stay Safe this Memorial Day Weekend 
May 21, 2020Coronavirus Update: Information on Unemployment Benefits 
May 20, 2020Coronavirus Update: State Economic Forecast, Summer Camp Guidelines 
May 19, 2020Coronavirus Update: Guidelines for Outdoor Recreation and Transit 
May 18, 2020Coronavirus Update: Children’s Mental Health, Coronavirus Relief Fund 
May 15, 2020Coronavirus Update: More Stores to Reopen and the Importance of Face Coverings 
May 14, 2020Coronavirus Update: 31 Counties Approved for Phase 1, Guidelines for Face Coverings 
May 13, 2020Coronavirus Update: Child Inflammatory Syndrome, Personal Services Guidelines 
May 12, 2020Coronavirus Update: Budget Challenges, Restaurants and Bars 
May 11, 2020Coronavirus Update: Counties Start to Plan for Reopening 
May 8, 2020Coronavirus Update: Unemployment Update 
May 7, 2020Coronavirus Update: First Phase of Reopening Oregon 
May 6, 2020Coronavirus Update: Zip Codes, School Meals, Energy Assistance, and Pets! 
May 5, 2020Coronavirus Update: State Parks Opening and Watch Out for Scams 
May 4, 2020Coronavirus Update: Keep On Keeping On 
May 1, 2020Coronavirus Update: Governor Announces New Guidance for Reopening Oregon 
April 30, 2020Coronavirus Update: Stay the Course! 
April 29, 2020Coronavirus Update: What is Contact Tracing? 
April 28, 2020Coronavirus Update: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance is Open! 
April 27, 2020Coronavirus Update: Update on Unemployment Benefits, New Symptom Guidelines 
April 24, 2020Coronavirus Update: Your Efforts Lead to Progress 
April 23, 2020Coronavirus Update: Emergency Board and New Medical Guidelines 
April 22, 2020Coronavirus Update: Support for Oregonians on the Front Line 
April 21, 2020Coronavirus Update: Emergency Board, New Testing Guidelines 
April 20, 2020Coronavirus Update: Planning for the Next Phase 
April 17, 2020Coronavirus Update: More Encouraging Data, Answering Your Questions 
April 16, 2020Coronavirus Update: Support Lines for Seniors and the Latest News 
April 15, 2020Coronavirus Update: Avoid Scams, Seek Out Trustworthy Sources 
April 14, 2020Coronavirus Update: Framework for Reopening the Economy 
April 13, 2020Coronavirus Update: New Projections for Oregon and Food Bank Funding 
April 10, 2020Coronavirus Update: Your Questions, More Mental Health Resources 
April 9, 2020Coronavirus Update: The Latest from the Legislature 
April 8, 2020Coronavirus Update: In-Person Classes Canceled for School Year 
April 7, 2020Coronavirus Update: Resources for Food Service Workers  
April 6, 2020Coronavirus Update: You Are Making A Difference 
April 3, 2020Coronavirus Update: Answering Your Questions 
April 2, 2020Coronavirus Update: Ensuring No Oregonian Falls Through The Cracks 
April 1, 2020Coronavirus Update: Health Insurance and Unemployment Benefits 
March 31, 2020Coronavirus Update: When Schools Are Closed 
March 30, 2020Coronavirus Update: We're In This Together 
March 27, 2020Coronavirus Update: Federal Stimulus Signed, State Action Coming 
March 26, 2020Coronavirus Update: Legislators Make Progress on Relief Package 
March 25, 2020Coronavirus Update: Take Care of Your Mental Health 
March 24, 2020Coronavirus Update: How You Can Help 
March 23, 2020Coronavirus Update: New Order to Stay Home, Save Lives 
March 20, 2020Coronavirus Update: Stay Home, Stay Healthy 
March 19, 2020Coronavirus Update: Our Work on Housing Protections 
March 18, 2020Coronavirus Update: Legislators Hear From Oregonians 
March 17, 2020Coronavirus Update: Schools Closed Through April 28 
March 16, 2020Coronavirus Update: New Measures from Governor Brown 
March 13, 2020Coronavirus Update: School Closures 
March 12, 2020Coronavirus Update: Prevention and Helping Others Stay Healthy 
March 6, 2020End of the 2020 Session 
January 28, 2020Pre-Session Town Hall on January 30th 
November 27, 2019Thanksgiving week updates 
October 17, 2019Fall Town Hall on October 26th 
October 7, 2019Town Hall update, Legislative Days recap and Ferguson reflections 
July 3, 2019Key Bills Pass After Years of Work 
February 4, 2019Speaker Kotek's 2019 Statewide and District Priorities 
January 4, 2019Looking Forward to the 2019 Session 
March 15, 2018 Critical Issues Facing Our Communities 
March 8, 2018Balancing the Budget and Responding to Federal Actions 
February 9, 2018Columbia Boulevard Safety Update 
February 1, 2018A quick preview before tonight:  
January 12, 2018Town hall on February 1st 
October 19, 2017Upcoming Town Hall 
July 17, 20172017 Session Review 
May 27, 2017See you next Saturday? 
February 3, 2017Big topics on the 2017 "to do" list 
December 16, 2016 January Town Hall and Transportation Survey 
June 17, 2016On Monday: North Portland air quality meeting 
June 10, 2016What's In Our Air? 
March 21, 2016Progress 
February 21, 2016The Halfway Mark 
January 16, 2016What's coming up in 2016 
July 17, 2015Wins for Working Families 
June 12, 2015Newsflash: Great Week for Expanding Opportunity for Families 
May 30, 2015Security, Transparency, Opportunity 
May 8, 2015We can't wait. 
April 18, 2015Hardworking Oregonians Deserve a Raise 
1 - 100Next
Oregon.govThe official web portal for the State of Oregon.
USA.GovHome page of the U.S. Government's Official Web Portal for all services and information.