David Hunt, 53, has denied allegations that he responded to online ads to arrange payment for sexual acts.
A former Democratic speaker of Oregon's House of Representatives was arrested last month in a sex trafficking sting, police said.
David Hunt, 53, was one of eight men arrested in April in an operation that included officers posting decoy ads online, Portland police said. Hunt is accused of responding to the ads to arrange payment for sexual acts, according to police.
He has been charged with commercial sexual solicitation, a misdemeanor.