The LOC Annual Conference is Going Virtual!

While we can't meet in person, we're still excited to bring this event to our members and look forward to cities joining us from across Oregon for the first virtual LOC Conference.

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PERS Changes Withstand Court Challenge

LOC, Aug. 07, 2020

In a unanimous decision, the Oregon Supreme Court this week upheld changes made by the Legislature in 2019.  more


Governor Kate Brown Calls Special Session to Balance State Budget

Governor's Office, Jul. 30, 2020

Governor Kate Brown will convene a Special Session of the Oregon Legislature at 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 10, 2020 to rebalance the state budget by addressing the state revenue shortfall created by the COVID-19 pandemic.  more

Oregon cities, counties urge lawmakers to distribute promised COVID-19 funds

KPTV Fox - 12, Aug. 10, 2020

The League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties on Saturday called on state lawmakers to do as federal Treasury officials directed and allocate more Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars to local governments. more

Oregon lawmakers open second special session of the summer

Portland Tribune, Aug. 10, 2020

Oregon lawmakers opened their second special session of the summer Monday with an eye toward rebalancing the state budget and taking on a limited number of bills. The Legislature's presiding officers can proceed to appoint the members of the special committee through which all legislation must flow more

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