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Mar 25, 2019

It’s time for Inside the Capitol…your weekly legislative update from the League of Oregon Cities…and now, for a look at what’s happening this week in Salem here is LOC Legislative Director, Jim McCauley.

Here are links to the items that Jim mentioned on this week’s episode: HB 2449, HB 2184, HB 3134, HB 3135,


Mar 21, 2019

On this episode, I’m joined in the studio by former Marion County Commissioner, Janet Carlson and Keizer Mayor, Cathy Clark for an in-depth discussion on the Mid-Willamette Valley Homelessness Initiative.

Commissioner Carlson and Mayor Clark have been at the forefront of tackling this complex issue in the...


Mar 18, 2019

It’s time for Inside the Capitol…your weekly legislative update from the League of Oregon Cities…and now, for a look at what’s happening this week in Salem here is IGR Lobbyist, Scott Winkels.

Here are links to the items that Scott mentioned on this week’s episode:

HB 3023, HB 3379, SB 507, HB 2436 and


Mar 11, 2019

It’s time for Inside the Capitol…your weekly legislative update from the League of Oregon Cities… First off today, IGR Lobbyist, Tracy Rutten joins me for a look at what’s happening this week and some updates from last week in Salem.  

Also, on this week’s update, IGR Director Jim McCauley stopped by to give a...


Mar 7, 2019

On this episode, I’m joined in the studio by Pierre Robert - Senior Labor Relations Attorney for the Local Government Personnel Institute. In early 2018 LGPI was brought under the auspices of the LOC and as a part of his role with both LGPI and the League, Pierre spends a lot of his time meeting members and providing...