(My proposed headline: Liberals realize that Democrats really do want to control every aspect of our lives)
House Bill 2228 introduced by Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland), would amend an Oregon statute that bans unlawful passengers on a bike by making it illegal to carry a child younger than 6 either on the bike or in a trailer. The bill includes a fine of $90.
"This is how the process starts," he said. "We have hearings. People start testifying. You start getting the information to find out whether there is a problem or not."
Another solution in search of a problem. Our
Every one of you who voted for annual sessions deserves this, the rest of us don't. Remember when they made changes to school zone speed limits that no one could understand? That was fun.
Here's a fun one from our new governor's webpage:
The Governor of the State of Oregon is committed to the right of all persons to work and advance on the basis of merit, ability, and potential. The Governor has delegated authority to the Director of the Affirmative Action Office to follow ORS 243.315.
The Director will assist in the implementation and monitor affirmative action plans in all state agencies. This will foster work environments that recruit, retain and promote employees who represent the broadest possible spectrum of society, which includes women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and all other protected classes.
So merit and ability count as long as your are the correct minority.