The Oregon Legislature on Wednesday approved a series of bills on pensions, taxes and genetically modified crops, then adjourned a special session after three days of work.
The website for Oregon’s new health exchange is up and running, but it won’t be fully working until later this month, meaning Oregonians will have to wait to enroll for health insurance through President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The final bill cleared the committee just after 11 p.m., setting the stage for votes in the full House and Senate on Wednesday.
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A special session of the Oregon Legislature got off to a slow start Monday as Gov. John Kitzhaber and legislative leaders tried to hold together a flimsy agreement on pension cuts, tax changes and agricultural regulations.
The Port of Portland rejected an ad for the Portland Airport that is currently up at the Eugene Airport. The ad looks like a tourism promotion for Oregon but depicts a clearcut hillside with the slogan, "Welcome to Oregon, Home of the Clearcut."
Ready or not, national health care reform is coming to Oregon. But what does it mean for you? That depends on who you are.
A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Monday called lawmakers back to Salem to work on legislation that would reduce costs in the public employee pension system and raise new revenue.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is calling lawmakers back to the state Capitol on Sept. 30 to ask them to vote on a new package of bills known as the "grand bargain." They include reforms to taxes for families and businesses.
Oregon's new law approving marijuana dispensaries was deliberately written vaguely, with the idea that the nitty-gritty details would be hashed out later.
Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "end welfare as we know it."
Five people were arrested Thursday morning following a protest at the capitol building that involved two of them hanging by ropes from the top of the building.
The White House is threatening to veto a bill to boost logging on national forests, including a provision aimed at producing more money for timber counties in Oregon.