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2021 Legislative Session Comes to a Close

June 28th, 2021|Comments Off on 2021 Legislative Session Comes to a Close

The 2021 Oregon State Regular Legislative Session came to a close on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at around 5:30 PM. It was, by all measures, one of the most unique sessions conducted during an unprecedented [...]

Chair DeFazio, House T&I Committee Advances INVEST in America Act – $547 billion, Five-Year Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

June 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Chair DeFazio, House T&I Committee Advances INVEST in America Act – $547 billion, Five-Year Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

After a 19-hour marathon markup and consideration of over 200 amendments, Chairman Peter DeFazio’s House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced--on a primarily a Democratic-party-line vote--at about 5:00 am on July 10, H.R. 3684, the Investing in a [...]

County Right of Way Permit Fee Authority Bill Gets Public Hearing

April 28th, 2021|Comments Off on County Right of Way Permit Fee Authority Bill Gets Public Hearing

On March 11 in the Joint Committee on Transportation, Union County Commissioner Paul Anderes; Marion County Public Works Director, Brian Nicholas; Multnomah County Counsel, Courtney Lords; and Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) Legislative Affairs Manager, [...]