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Gene sponsored HB 2500 during the 75th Legislative Assembly, which created the Oregon Transparency website (

Press Release - June 29, 2009
New Website for State Budget Transparency Gets Final Legislative Approval

(Salem) Oregonians will soon have a new website to track state spending and revenue under a measure which received final approval in the state legislature this morning. House Bill 2500 is the work of a bi-partisan group of lawmakers including State Representatives Arnie Roblan, Jefferson Smith, Kim Thatcher, and Gene Whisnant. The measure passed unanimously in the Senate on Saturday and was adopted unanimously by the House today. HB 2500 now moves to the Governor’s Desk.

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