Local Politics

Politics House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure
Supporters of a referendum granting driving privileges to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States are trying to rewrite the official summary that will appear on the ballots in November.
Politics Alcohol monitors bill advances to full Senate Alcohol monitors bill advances to full Senate
Oregon courts could get more discretion in which drunken drivers are required to use breath alcohol monitoring devices before getting behind the wheel.
Politics Cover Oregon website can now enroll some people Cover Oregon website can now enroll some people(Video)
Cover Oregon rolled out its online enrollment system on Tuesday to insurance agents and community organizations, allowing them to directly enroll people with less complex situations from start to finish in one sitting.
Politics Kitzhaber: Low-carbon fuel mandate will go forward Kitzhaber: Low-carbon fuel mandate will go forward
Unable to convince the Legislature to keep Oregon's clean fuels program alive past its scheduled expiration next year, Gov. John Kitzhaber says he's ordering the stricter fuel requirements to go into effect anyway.
Politics Compromise reached on local rules for pot outlets Compromise reached on local rules for pot outlets
The Senate Judiciary Committee reached a compromise Thursday on a measure that would allow cities and counties to restrict some aspects of how medical marijuana dispensaries operate, but the bill does not go far enough for those that want the authority to ban the facilities altogether.