Marion-Polk Move to Amend

Date Established: 

May 2011

The local Move to Amend affiliate for Salem, Oregon.

Announcements

Victory: Oregon Governor Finally Sides with Hood River County Over Nestlé

October 30, 2017

This past Friday, Governor Brown officially backed out of a crucial deal that would have let Nestlé build a $50 million water bottling plant in Cascade Locks. The Governor told the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to officially withdraw an application that set aside up to 225 gallons per minute from Oxbow Springs for commercial sale.

Press Coverage

Despite Supreme Court decision on campaign finance, the debate continues

April 13, 2014

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader said Wednesday it may be only a matter of time, based on its latest decision, before the U.S. Supreme Court drops all limits on federal campaign contributions.

Based on Wednesday’s decision and a 2010 case, Schrader said, “the court is gearing up for taking away all contribution limits to candidates. Then it’s going to be even worse, when a sugar daddy who wants to fund your campaign — or fund one against you — can spend unlimited amounts of money.”

Salem protest against Supreme Court decision scheduled for Monday

April 4, 2014

Local critics plan on Monday to show their disapproval of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning some limits on federal campaign contributions.

A sign-waving demonstration is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sponsors have asked participants to gather at Liberty Street NE and Court Street. When the group gets large enough, some will move to Commercial Street NE and Court Street, and others may go to the foot of the Marion Street Bridge.