Oregon DOJ News

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2019 Public Notice

The Legislation Review Subcommittee of the Oregon Sunshine Committee will meet telephonically on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 1:30-3:00.  The agenda will include: Discussion of a draft recommendation to the Sunshine Committee relating to bills that were discussed at the Subcommittee’s April 11, 2019 meeting (including HB 2016, HB 2051, and HB 2321), and Discussion of… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on April 15, 2019

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2019 Public Notice

The inaugural meeting of the Legislative Subcommittee of the Oregon Sunshine Committee will take place on April 11, 2019, from 1-4 o’clock. The meeting will occur at the Oregon State Archives Building in Salem, at 800 Summer Street NE. The meeting will not be livestreamed, but a call-in number is available (877-309-2073, Access code: 205-700-133) for those who… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on April 9, 2019

Attorneys General Becerra, Ellison, and Rosenblum File Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Illegal, Juvenile “Two for One” Executive Order

Executive Order requires agencies to arbitrarily repeal two existing regulations for every new one California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit today in the district court for the District of Columbia seeking to block President Trump’s unlawful “Two for One” Executive Order (Order)…. View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 4, 2019

AG Rosenblum Testifies in Support of Stronger Oregon Gun Laws

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today testified before the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee in support of stronger guns laws, specifically creating stronger regulations of untraceable “3D-printed” firearms and other “ghost guns”. Senate Bill 978 is the legislature’s omnibus gun bill and focuses on safe storage and transfer of guns, gun liability, outlawing untraceable guns, regulating… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 2, 2019

Attorney General Rosenblum Opposes Federal Effort to Delay Payday Lending Protections

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 24 state Attorneys General today urged the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to take immediate action to protect consumers from abuses in payday lending, vehicle title lending, and other types of high-cost exploitative consumer lending. Although the CFPB, in 2018, imposed a number of common sense underwriting lender… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on March 19, 2019