Oregon Legislature Approves Bill Moving Insurance into Digital Age

The Oregon Legislature just gave their stamp of approval to a new law that will give insurance customers more convenience in managing and accessing their insurance policies, said the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). SB 578 enables insurers to post generic policy forms and endorsements online in lieu of mailing paper documents, unless otherwise requested.

Smith Bill Makes Homeownership a Reality for American Families

Washington, D.C. - December 20th, 2007 - A new law authored by Oregon Senator Gordon Smith will allow homeownership to be more affordable for...


Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with...

John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.



New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

A group of Oregon-based organizations is announcing the formation of a coalition to advance the rapid adoption of zero energy building standards in the state of Oregon. A zero energy home or commercial building generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year through renewable resources. The founding members of the Oregon Zero Energy Buildings Coalition are Earth Advantage, Climate Solutions, New Buildings Institute, NW Energy Coalition, International Living Future Institute, and the Zero Energy Project.