IPO Makes Final Nominations and Endorsements
8/22 - The Independent Party of Oregon has nominated Congressman Peter DeFazio to represent the Party in the state's 4th Congressional District. DeFazio is the only congressional candidate to be nominated by the party in 2020.
Measure 107 Campaign Finance Reform Position: Endorse
Amendment to Oregon constitution that ensures contribution limits allowable under the 1st Amendment to the US Constitution are lawful in Oregon
Measure 108 - Taxes and Tobacco Position: Endorse
Increases cigarette tax from $1.33 per pack to $3.33 per pack; imposes tax on nicotine inhalant delivery systems such as e-cigarettes at a rate of 65% of the wholesale price; dedicates revenues to the Oregon Health Authority for medical and health programs.
Measure 109 - Law enforcement, Food and Agriculture Position: Endorse
Legalizes psilocybin mushrooms for Oregon Psilocybin Services Program under the Oregon Health Authority.
Measure 110 - Law enforcement, Food and Agriculture Position: Neut
Decriminalizes possession of certain drugs and establishes a drug addiction treatment and recovery program funded by the state's marijuana tax revenue