2015: The Year Of Trade

2015: The Year Of Trade

I can’t remember a time when there was more concentrated focus on expanding the international reach of our economy.  In 2014, Oregon exported $21 billion in goods.  Government statistics don’t track the export of services such as architectural design or engineering,...

Making The Case For Open Primaries

Making The Case For Open Primaries

The electorate in Oregon is changing. Increasingly, our young voters are abandoning the traditional two-party model. An Oregon millennial is more likely to register as an independent than either a Democrat or a Republican. They are registering as independents at a...

Freedom Is Not A Partisan Issue

Freedom Is Not A Partisan Issue

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States declined to issue a stay of a federal judge’s ruling that paved the way for same-sex marriage in Oregon.  This was the last opportunity for those seeking to maintain the 2004 constitutional amendment in Oregon that...