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Gomberg: Special Session Recap

Much has and will be written about this emergency session called by the Governor. Special sessions are infrequent and unusual in the first place. Usually they are called after broad agreement is reached on the issues to be considered. 

Addressing systemic racism in Oregon

We are fortunate to live in a special part of America that values racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity. But anyone paying attention this week knows that problems persist. Systemic, institutional, and interpersonal racism remains in our country and in our state that must be addressed.

2020 Lincoln City election information, three council seats expiring

Three Lincoln City Councilors have terms expiring Dec. 31 and interested parties who wish to run for the positions can start today.

Hall, Danforth, and Bachart lead in initial election results

With 90 percent of the votes counted so far, below are the initial Lincoln County election results from County Clerk Dana Jenkins’ office as...

Gomberg: Getting Our District Back to Work

If I have learned anything in my time in the Legislature, it is that good people don't always agree. The Coast is known for our hospitality. We need to remember to show that hospitality to each other.

Reopen Lincoln County application sent to Governor

Lincoln County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday to approve submitting an application for Phase One reopening to Gov. Kate Brown and Tuesday it was finalized and sent.

Lincoln County Commissioners to send reopening request after narrow vote

Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners met virtually Monday and voted narrowly to send an application to Governor Kate Brown to "Phase One" reopen Lincoln County with no date set.

Commissioners uncertain when Lincoln County will qualify for an initial reopening

Lincoln County officials say it remains uncertain when Lincoln County will qualify for an initial reopening of businesses under the State of Oregon plan announced Thursday due to questions about regional readiness.

County Clerk: Oregon Primary Election information

Lincoln County Clerk Dana Jenkins is reminding voters to get their Oregon Primary Election  ballots mailed in by May 12 or dropped off at available sites by 8 p.m. May 19.

Rep. Gomberg exonerated in sexual harassment investigation

Oregon House Representative David Gomberg has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the House Special Committee on Conduct in response to a woman who said she overheard him "joking" about a prostate cancer treatment at an annual industry dinner in 2019.
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