Oregon House Republican Caucus Leadership Announcements

SALEM, Ore. – Today Oregon House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (RPrineville) announced the following Assistant Leader positions in the House Republican Caucus to serve alongside Deputy House Republican Leader Kim Wallan (R-Medford) and House Republican Whip Lily Morgan (R-Grants Pass). Representative Shelly Boshart Davis (R-Albany)Representative Rick Lewis (R-Silverton)Representative Mark Owens (R-Crane)Representative David Brock Smith (R-Port […]

Representative Drazan steps down from House Republican leadership, Representative Breese-Iverson selected as new Caucus Leader

SALEM, Ore. – Today Representative Christine Drazan (R-Canby) stepped down from the role of Oregon House Republican Caucus Leader. Representative Vikki BreeseIverson (R-Prineville) was selected by House Republicans to serve as its new Leader. Representative Drazan served as Caucus Leader since 2019. “It has been a privilege to serve as Republican Leader in the Oregon […]

Congressional redistricting map upheld that protects incumbents

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released a statement following the decision from a panel of five judges to uphold the congressional redistricting map passed by Democrats. “This gerrymandered congressional redistricting map is an incumbent protection plan that Democrats desperately fought to keep. Rather than serve the interests of Oregonians, they have […]

Legislative redistricting map court decision upholds predetermined election results

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released the following statement in response to the court decision to deny petitions against the legislative redistricting map passed by House and Senate Democrats on party lines. “This court decision approves a legislative redistricting map that predetermines election results for the next decade. Democrats have significantly […]

Revenue forecast beats odds thanks to resilient Oregonians while highlighting failures of big budget government agencies

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released the following statement in response to the November state revenue forecast announced today. The state revenue continues to exceed expectations, accelerating to record levels and triggering another kicker. Oregonians are earning more income in a stronger economy so they’re paying more taxes, giving the state […]

House Republican Leader opposes policies that raise cost of living amid historic inflation

SALEM, Ore. – The Consumer Price Index experienced its largest 12-month increase in 30 years, evidence of rising inflation. Ahead of the upcoming 2022 Legislative Session, House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) warns against policies that will increase the cost of living in Oregon. “Rising inflation will hurt Oregonians,” said Leader Drazan. “Our state budget […]

Victims and their families traumatized by Governor’s commutation plan

SALEM, Ore. – This week Governor Kate Brown’s commutation list for prison sentences was made available to the media before victims were notified, prioritizing violent offenders and harming victims and their families. House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released the following statement in response to Governor Kate Brown’s commutation of sentences: “The Governor continues to […]

House Republicans respond to congressional redistricting map court challenge

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released the following statement in response to an announcement that the congressional map passed by House and Senate Democrats for redistricting will be challenged in court. “Gerrymandering is cheating. Oregon Democrats want a map that protects incumbents and silences the voices of Oregonians. This challenge is […]

Rigged redistricting process fails Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released the following statement after passage of Democrats’ gerrymandered redistricting proposals. “These partisan maps are a wake-up call for Oregonians. They know Democrats had to cheat to get these maps across the floor. Democrats in Oregon have passed rigged political maps that will guarantee super-sized majorities […]

House Republicans call for renewed commitment to collaboration following pause in legislative session

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby) released thefollowing statement in response confirmation of a positive COVID-19 case in the capitolthat has delayed session. “At this time we are following recommended guidance to postpone today’s legislativesession in the interest of member and staff health. In the meantime, we will continueongoing conversations with Democratic […]