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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Phone/driving bill hits a detour

Written June 1st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Oregon legislature’s attempt to prevent distracted driving because of any kind of cell phone use could not get out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. Chairman Floyd Prozanski salvaged the bill by arranging to have it transferred to the Senate Committee on Rules.


Gun hearing: Reason still missing

Written February 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

For two and a half hours Thursday morning, witnesses at a state Senate committee hearing in Salem disagreed about SB 1551, which would expand the background check required in gun transactions to private sales and gifts. Chairman Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene kept track and said the Senate Judiciary Committee heard from 20 witnesses for the bill […]


 
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