Tag: Oregon

Oregon Voters Are Automatically Registered Under New Law

If you have an Oregon drivers license issued in the last two years, you’re also registered to vote. That’s the nut of a new law in Oregon that positions the state as leader in voter accessibility. By digitally linking Department of Motor Vehicles records to voter registration, anyone who has been to the DMV since…

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Oregon Passes Hemp Bill

By Josh Gelfand Leave it to those crazy Oregonians to step up and pass a definitive industrial-hemp legalization bill. Yesterday the Oregon House passed SB 676 by a vote of 46-11. It will allow production and possession of industrial hemp along with trade in industrial hemp commodities and products. Oregon is now the ninth state to…