Local Politics

Politics Coos Bay to revisit wastewater plant proposal (Video)
After six years of planning, the Coos Bay City Council has approved a new wastewater treatment plant in Empire, but the president of D.B. Western, Texas, Dennis Beetham, has raised some concerns about the new plant.
Politics Kate Brown sworn in as governor (Photo Gallery)
Oregon's incoming governor, Kate Brown, says efforts are needed to restore trust in government in the wake of an ethics scandal that prompted the resignation of John Kitzhaber.

National Politics

Politics Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for coercion
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century.