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Capitol Phone: 503-986-1950
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-323, Salem, Oregon 97301

collapse Year : 2021 ‎(78)
Senate Republicans Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.1/17/2022 3:36 PM 
Senate Republican Leader's Statement on President Courtney's Retirement1/6/2022 10:11 AM 
Bipartisan Billl Honors Debt to Afghan Refugees12/13/2021 4:05 PM 
Bipartisan Housing Plan Will Bring End to Pandemic Housing Policy12/13/2021 3:58 PM 
Republican Priorities Included in Special Session Appropriations Bill12/13/2021 3:54 PM 
Help to Farmers and Ranchers Is On The Way From Drought Package12/13/2021 3:49 PM 
As Cartels Exploit Border Crisis to Terrorize Southern Oregon, Republican Plan Clears Senate12/13/2021 3:09 PM 
Senate Republicans Drive Bipartisan Agreement on Special Session to Address Housing, Drought, and Public Safety12/10/2021 10:31 AM 
Oregon Democrat Politicians Enable Violence By Attacking Justice System11/20/2021 1:32 PM 
Senate Republicans Vote Against Governor's Parole Board Nominees11/17/2021 2:56 PM 
Pandemic Proves Lucrative For State While Oregonians Struggle With Inflation, Republicans Offer Relief11/17/2021 12:35 PM 
Governor Called to Rescind EQC Pick Over Ethical Concerns11/12/2021 3:11 PM 
Senate Republican Caucus Signs Education Freedom Pledge11/5/2021 11:57 AM 
Senator Tim Knopp Elected Republican Leader10/22/2021 11:19 AM 
Kate Brown's Failures Continue with Leak of Thousands of Workers' Medical Information10/19/2021 2:19 PM 
Senate Republican Leader's Statement on Continued Violence and Chaos in Portland10/14/2021 1:01 PM 
Senate Republican Leader's Statement on the Passage of Gerrymandered Congressional Redistricting Plan9/27/2021 4:30 PM 
Democrats March Forward with Gerrymandered Plan to Entrench Their Own Power9/20/2021 4:34 PM 
Senate GOP Leader’s Statement on the Revenue Forecast8/25/2021 10:05 AM 
Senate Republican Leader Blasts Governor's New Mandates8/11/2021 1:06 PM 
Senate GOP Leader's Statement on the Passing of Representative Gary Leif7/22/2021 12:49 PM 
OFRI Audit Misrepresents Oregon Forestry Industry to Advance Political Agenda7/21/2021 3:35 PM 
2021 Session Demonstrates Need for Balance6/26/2021 5:50 PM 
Oregonians Will Pay More For Less Reliable Energy Under Democrat Plan6/26/2021 11:34 AM 
During Active Wildfires, House Democrats Vote to Underfund Fire Fighting and Defund the Forest Practices Act6/26/2021 8:03 AM 
Oregonians Should Remember Democrat COVID Overreach6/25/2021 11:58 AM 
Senate GOP Pushes to Fund More Police Amid Rising Crime6/24/2021 3:03 PM 
Republicans Fight for Those Wrongfully Convicted, Effort Blocked by Senate Democrats6/24/2021 2:46 PM 
Senate Democrats Vote to Maintain Tax on Stimulus Checks6/24/2021 1:35 PM 
Senate Republicans Attempt Last Ditch Effort to Fix Democrats' Loose Voting Law6/24/2021 1:26 PM 
ZIP Codes Should Not Determine Students' Education6/15/2021 12:14 PM 
Senate Democrats Block Tax Relief for Working Families and Ending the Governor's COVID Emergency6/9/2021 1:28 PM 
Senate Republicans Vote to Expand Opportunity in Education6/9/2021 11:14 AM 
Senate Democrats Say 'No' to Extra Pay for Police Officers Responding to Riots6/7/2021 12:29 PM 
Senate Republicans Push for Property Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans5/25/2021 12:47 PM 
Senate Republicans Vote to Get Kids Back in School Full-Time in the Fall5/24/2021 11:51 AM 
Senate Republicans Force Vote on Student Loan Relief5/20/2021 10:52 AM 
Swimming in Cash: Republicans Set Priorities For Excess Tax Revenue5/19/2021 3:30 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Blasts Governor's Decision to Implement Vaccine Passports in Oregon5/18/2021 5:05 PM 
Oregon Mask Rules Need to Reflect CDC5/13/2021 1:49 PM 
Senate Republicans Support Teachers Union Effort to Fully Reopen Schools for Next School Year5/13/2021 1:16 PM 
Senate GOP Leader Opposes Political Patronage5/11/2021 4:15 PM 
Bipartisan Bill from Legislature Would Fully Reopen Schools5/6/2021 2:32 PM 
Governor's Lockdown Whiplash Highlights Need for Emergency Power Reform5/4/2021 6:17 PM 
Democrats Reward Donors with Bigger Payouts for Trial Lawyers4/29/2021 1:53 PM 
For Working Oregonians, Legislature Must Rein in Governor’s Power4/28/2021 12:39 PM 
Uncapping Virtual Charter Schools Will Uncap Student Potential4/21/2021 5:21 PM 
Democrats Drop Education Standards4/21/2021 1:13 PM 
Senate Panel Recognizes Late Great Senator Jackie Winters4/15/2021 2:33 PM 
Senate Democrats Look To Overturn Principles of Fairness Pass Guilty Until Proven Innocent Legislation4/14/2021 2:04 PM 
Senate Urges Federal Government To Take Responsibility For Decades of Forest Mismanagement4/14/2021 12:30 PM 
Supreme Court Strikes Down Secretary Fagan’s Argument As Flawed, Sides With Legislature on Redistricting4/9/2021 9:06 AM 
GOP Authored Civics Education Bill Will Promote Healthy Democratic Participation4/7/2021 12:00 PM 
Republican Sex Crime Prevention Legislation Clears Senate4/5/2021 12:09 PM 
Democrats Advance Agenda to Make Life More Dangerous While Cracking Down on Oregonians Self-Defense Rights3/25/2021 3:24 PM 
Democrats Charge Ahead With Plan to Steal the Kicker3/25/2021 11:20 AM 
Senate Democrats Spurn Victims to Side with Rapists, Kidnappers, Child Pornographers, and Attempted Murderers3/23/2021 5:59 PM 
SJR 12: Lazy Policymaking Destroys Quality Health Care Through The Backdoor3/18/2021 12:29 PM 
Governor Brown’s Plans for Students Require Accountability3/12/2021 3:44 PM 
Senate Democrats Target Republicans with Attempted Rule Change3/11/2021 12:49 PM 
Senate Republican Leader’s Statement on the Governor’s School Order3/5/2021 2:15 PM 
Senate Bill 842 Returns Stimulus Check Money to Working Oregonians3/3/2021 4:00 PM 
Senate Republicans Roll Out Education Reform Agenda2/26/2021 11:37 AM 
Senator Thomsen Introduces Education Equity Act2/26/2021 11:00 AM 
Senate Republicans Demand Legislature Refocus Legislative Priorities2/25/2021 2:23 PM 
Stories of Hurting Oregonians Don’t Show Up in State Revenue Report 2/24/2021 3:53 PM 
As Violent Crime Surges, Democrats Push Bill to Curtail Right of Self-Defense2/22/2021 4:37 PM 
Time to Give Struggling Businesses the Relief They Need2/18/2021 4:51 PM 
Senate Republicans Introduce Tax Relief Measures for Struggling Oregonians2/17/2021 12:45 PM 
Senator Anderson Introduces ‘Stimulus Check Protection Act’2/16/2021 3:22 PM 
Governor Runs Away From Reponsibility, Again2/10/2021 3:28 PM 
No Excuses for the Governor on School Reopenings2/5/2021 12:44 PM 
Repealing Tax Relief Will Hurt Working Oregonians2/3/2021 3:00 PM 
Governor Brown’s School Reopening Promises Ring Hollow1/26/2021 9:50 AM 
Senate Republicans Respond to Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address1/21/2021 4:08 PM 
Pandemic Graduation Rates Don’t Reflect Quality Education1/21/2021 10:45 AM 
2021 Session Begins Unconstitutionally1/11/2021 3:20 PM 
Oregon Senate Republicans elect new leadership team1/11/2021 3:00 PM 
collapse Year : 2020 ‎(63)
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Passage of School Liability Protection Bill12/21/2020 5:43 PM 
Senate Republican Leader to Advocate for Wildfire Relief in Upcoming 2021 Long Session12/21/2020 4:57 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Third Special Session12/15/2020 10:42 AM 
Governor Brown Plans to Close Multiple State Prisons, Disregards Public Safety12/2/2020 2:45 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Governor’s Budget12/1/2020 5:13 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Revenue Forecast11/18/2020 9:21 AM 
Senate Republicans Call Out Governor Kate Brown for Continued COVID-19 Government Overreach11/17/2020 2:26 PM 
Senator Fred Girod to Continue as Senate Republican Leader11/16/2020 6:20 PM 
Senate Republican Leader on Wildfire Damage Assistance for Santiam Canyon Schools10/12/2020 10:43 AM 
Statement on Safety Hazards from Smoke Damage in Rural Schools9/25/2020 1:31 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Revenue Forecast9/23/2020 9:20 AM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Fires and Devastation9/14/2020 3:35 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Almost 100-Days of Violence in Portland8/28/2020 10:22 AM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Retirement of Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampton8/26/2020 9:05 AM 
Statement on E-Board Changing Use of Coronavirus Relief Funds to Prioritize Portland8/17/2020 3:56 PM 
Statement on Democrats Excluding Oregonians From Legislative Process, “We are left with half-truths, and that scares me.”8/12/2020 12:25 PM 
Statement on Governor Brown’s Years-Long Failure to Assist Unemployed Oregonians8/11/2020 1:40 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Sine Die8/10/2020 10:25 PM 
Statement on Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Bill 17028/10/2020 6:12 PM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Democrats Locking Oregonians Out of the Legislative Process8/10/2020 9:10 AM 
Executive Branch Stockpiling Coronavirus Relief Funds Despite Pleas of Local Governments8/7/2020 10:50 AM 
Senate Republican Leader Statement on Second Special Session7/31/2020 2:46 PM 
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Joint GOP Letter to Governor on Graduations 
Joint House and Senate GOP Letter to Governor Re School Reopenings 
Sens. Knopp, Thatcher Pen Letter to Dept. of Education Requesting Test to Stay