Measure 88: Driver Cards

MEDFORD, Ore. — State Ballot Measure 88 was created in response to Senate Bill 833, passed and signed into law in 2013. The law allows the state to give out driver cards, not licenses, to people who meets all other identification and driving qualifications, but cannot prove they are legally in the country. Those opposed to … Continue reading »

Measure 88 Forum in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Anyone who is looking to find out more information about Measure 88 on the upcoming ballot can attend a forum Tuesday night. Measure 88 would allow the DMV to issue “driver cards,” an alternative driver license to Oregon residents without having to prove legal presence in the United States. Sen. Lee Beyer … Continue reading »

Commercial Drive Tests Ends at 4 DMVs

EUGENE, Ore. – The Department of Motor Vehicles says it will no longer offer commercial driver license skills tests at its Southeast Portland, Bend, Roseburg and Coos Bay locations starting April 1. DMV has been phasing out commercial drive tests at its field offices in favor of third-party test providers in an effort to become … Continue reading »

Gov. Kitzhaber Signs Driver’s Card Bill

SALEM, Ore. — Immigration rights activists and the Latino community celebrated an historic victory at a May day rally at the state capitol. Demonstrators chanted “we did it” as Governor John Kitzhaber signed into law Senate Bill 833. “This bill is part of a larger vision where all Oregonians will get their shot at the … Continue reading »