Democratic Leaders failed to help Oregonians with fundamental issues during 2022 Legislative Session

SALEM, Ore. – House Republicans previously identified lowering the cost of living,reducing crime, and improving education as priority issues for the 2022 Legislative Session. “Oregonians needed us to tackle our state’s rising cost of living, unchecked crime wave, anddeteriorating education,” said House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (RPrineville). “I am proud of what Republicans accomplished this […]

Representative Breese-Iverson protects safety and security of real estate transactions during 2022 Session

PRINEVILLE, Ore. – Representative Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville) is highlighting successful legislation upon adjournment of the 2022 Legislative Session, while acknowledging missed opportunities for Oregonians. “All Oregonians should have confidence when they enter into a real estate transaction,” said Rep. Breese-Iverson. “By increasing the fine for operating without a license, we will protect home buyers and […]

House Republicans block OHA from receiving executive office powers; instead guarantee insurance coverage for essential health care visits

SALEM, Ore. – House Republicans negotiated a fix to SB 1529 to ensure that Oregonians can receive insurance coverage for annual primary care and mental health care doctor visits. SB 1529 previously included a proposal from Democrats that would have given the Oregon Health Authority’s public health director, an unelected bureaucrat, the same powers as […]

Republicans will walk away from Interstate Bridge Replacement program talks if Washington’s tax on Oregonians passes

Bi-state Bridge Committee of 16 legislators from Oregon and Washington has been providing oversight to the Interstate Bridge Replacement program SALEM, Ore. – Several Oregon Republicans are prepared to abandon a Bi-state committee currently negotiating the Interstate Bridge Replacement between Oregon and Washington if the Washington Legislature passes a 6-cent tax on Oregonians’ fuel. “Republicans […]

Family farms propose alternative Oregon solution to ag overtime

SALEM, Ore. – Today, Representative Shelly Boshart Davis (R-Albany) is submitting an agriculture overtime proposal from agriculture communities to find a unique solution to meet the needs of Oregon’s farm employees and preserves the state’s agricultural sectors. This plan would offer state money to essential farm employees with a $50 million dollar grant and protects […]

Oregon state revenue continues to increase while Oregonians feel the pressure of inflation

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville) released the following statement in response to the February state revenue forecast announced today. “More money for the state is not the same thing as good news for Oregonians,” said Leader Breese Iverson. “People are struggling to make ends meet while the state is swimming in […]

Governor’s deadline for lifting mask mandate is long overdue

SALEM, Ore. – Today Governor Kate Brown finally set a deadline to lift the indoor mask mandate in Oregon, the same week her administration is set to pass a permanent indoor mask mandate. House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville) responded with the following statement. “Oregonians are tired of these arbitrary deadlines and the Governor’s neck-snapping […]

House Republicans prepare for solutions-oriented 2022 Legislative Session

SALEM, Ore. – House Republicans are focused on solutions-oriented proposals for the 2022 Legislative Session to help Oregonians with issues state leadership has failed to address, while fixing problems created by laws passed last year. “The short session is about budgetary and technical fixes to legislation from the long session,” said House Republican Leader Vikki […]

House Republicans oppose Democrats’ shameful pro-criminal agenda

SALEM, Ore. – House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville) released the following statement in response to another attempt by Oregon Democrats to give criminals the right to vote. “Inmates who broke the law should not be allowed to vote while serving their sentence,” said House Republican Leader Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville). “This is just the latest […]