Democrat, Republican to co-sponsor fix for reporters

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A change to mandatory reporting guidelines in the Salem-Keizer School District to include instances of consensual sex between teens has ended up uniting a Democratic state senator and Republican state representative. Sen. Sara Gelser, a Democrat representing Senate District 8, and Rep. Bill Post, representing House District 25, are co-sponsoring a bill they plan to introduce during the legislative session in February. “I am a Democratic female senator from Corvallis, the Republican is from Keizer with a conservative talk show and we’re co-sponsoring a bill about teen sex,” said Gelser. Prior to...

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