Category Archives: Oregon legislature

HB 2451 – It Requires Fairness For All

HB 2451, introduced in the Oregon legislature on January 14, 2013, will provide all Oregonians with greater protection than currently exists, the right to have every Oregon lawsuit presided over by an impartial judge or panel of judges.  The right … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Two Bill: SB 369 And HB 2451

Of the many bill that have been introduced into the 2013 Oregon legislature, two bills deserve following, SB 369 and HB 2451.  Those bills will show how the legislature intends to deal with PERS in the 2013 session. SB 369, was introduced … Continue reading

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The Legislators, The Judges and PERS Reform

There is a lot of discussion these days about PERS reform legislation by the 2013 legislature.  The legislators, however, point out that their ability to reform PERS is subject to approval of the Oregon Supreme Court.  Today, all of the … Continue reading

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HB 2451 – It Puts The Right To Impartial Judges Above Special Interest Groups

HB 2451 will protect, to the greatest extent possible, the right of every Oregonian to have court cases decided by judges who are impartial.  An impartial judge is a fundamental right that exists in almost every Oregon lawsuit.  But the … Continue reading

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I SPY RADIO Interview With Daniel Re About PERS

PERS Worse than Fuzzy Math: It’s Fictional I Spy can now be heard on two different stations at different times! Listen on Saturday: 11:00 to noon (Pacific time) on KYKN (1430-AM) or, if you’re outside of the Salem, OR, listening … Continue reading

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HB 2451 Will Restore Fundamental Fairness To All Oregon Court Proceeding

HB 2451 has been introduced into the 2013 Oregon Legislature.  This bill, if passed, will insure to all Oregonians the right to an impartial judge in every court proceeding, unless it is absolutely impossible to find an impartial judge.  Currently, according … Continue reading

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PERS Justice

In Oregon’s history, it is difficult to imagine a more outrageous example of unfairness than the situation that has existed since 1984 whenever PERS members go to court to challenge modifications to their retirement benefits.  The rules under which those lawsuit are decided are far … Continue reading

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