Oregon Legislature

Did Benton’s bill seal the CRC’s fate in Salem?

When the Washington state Senate passed Sen. Don Benton's bill blocking the transfer of seized property to an agency of another state -- a clear shot at the Columbia River […]

Anti-CRC legislators talk protests, lawsuits over Oregon-led bridge and light rail project

State Sen. Ann Rivers condemned the state attorney general's office over the weekend for saying an Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing project could legally move forward without approval from the Washington Legislature. Attorney […]

Cleveland to Oregon legislators: Don’t listen to that outspoken CRC critic from Washington

State Sen. Annette Cleveland seemed to fire back on Monday against her colleague, Sen. Don Benton, who reportedly sent a letter to Oregon legislators late last week that blasted the […]

Benton tries to influence CRC outcome in Oregon

State Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, brought up many grievances with the Columbia River Crossing project in a letter he apparently sent to Oregon state lawmakers Thursday. [caption id="attachment_1630" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sen. […]

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