Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.
The chances for recreational marijuana legalization in Oregon could improve as the field of likely ballot measures drops to one.
The sponsors of a measure to permit Oregon business owners to turn away same-sex couples whose weddings they object to for religious reasons have abandoned their campaign.
Lawyers for the state Department of Justice say Cover Oregon doesn't need the Legislature's approval to ditch its technology and switch to the federally run enrollment website.
A fight for the soul of the Republican Party is breaking out in a handful of Oregon state House races, where the business community and other establishment forces are battling figures from the party's populist wing.
The On Your Side Investigators uncovered new emails sent to and from the woman who was in charge of building the Cover Oregon website. They suggest everyone from state leaders to project managers to the software vendor powering the project was oblivious to the scope of the website’s failure on the day it was supposed to launch.
Republicans will vote in the coming weeks on a nominee for governor, but the race was really decided last month, when former state party chairman Allen Alley said he wouldn't jump in the race.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, wants states to have the right to legalize marijuana, he told KATU during a taping of “Your Voice, Your Vote,” Thursday night.
The full Cover Oregon board on Friday will take up the recommendation, which comes nearly seven months after Oregon's online site was supposed to go live.
The judge said Tuesday that he will not make a decision until at least May 14 after he’s had a chance to hear from the group that wants to defend the state law as it is now. That group is the National Organization for Marriage.
A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.
The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.
At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, and more than 40 others are considering bans, according to the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties.
On Your Side Investigator Anna Canzano gets a top Oregon lawmaker to commit to closing a legal loophole that draws sex offenders to Oregon.
Gov. John Kitzhaber told members of his newly created task force on genetically engineered agriculture that he does not expect them to reach a consensus or produce any specific proposals for next year's legislative session.