Local Politics

Politics Oregon voting begins as ballots hit mailboxes Oregon voting begins as ballots hit mailboxes
State election officials begin dropping more than 2 million ballots in the mail on Wednesday, and tens of thousands of Oregonians will vote each day between now and Nov. 4.
Politics Oregon Equal Rights Amendment: Necessary or merely symbolic? Oregon Equal Rights Amendment: Necessary or merely symbolic?
Though there is no organized opposition to Measure 89, the ACLU of Oregon contends the amendment is unnecessary because the state Constitution says: "No law shall be passed granting to any citizen or class of citizens privileges, or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens."
Politics Groups launch campaigns on GMO labeling in Oregon Groups launch campaigns on GMO labeling in Oregon
In a TV ad paid for by advocates of labeling genetically modified foods in Oregon, voters are told 64 countries have such requirements and labels didn't lead to an increase in their food costs.