State Rep. Dennis Richardson, one of the most visible Republican legislators who is best known as the GOP's go-to lawmaker on budget matters, announced Wednesday that he's running for governor of Oregon.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to start dispatching hunters into Northwest forests this fall to start a last-ditch effort to save the threatened northern spotted owl from extinction.
A gun shop just a few blocks from the state Capitol shows the effect of recent gun control efforts in the Oregon Legislature — nothing's changed.
Pot Tarts, Ring Pots and Munchy Ways – the names might sound familiar, but this isn't candy, it’s marijuana-laced edibles.
Oregon lawmakers adjourned the 2013 legislative session Monday after voting to give universities more independence, extend a tax that funds 911 emergency services and help financially struggling timber counties.
The Oregon House overwhelmingly passed a bill Monday that allows financially struggling timber counties to use measures other than voter-approved property taxes to raise money for public safety.
The Oregon Senate has rejected a bill that would use driving records to automatically register people to vote.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are a signature away from being legal in Oregon.
The Oregon Legislature is working through the weekend in hopes of adjourning by early next week.
Seeking to make it easier for medical pot users to get their medicine and harder for the black market to get its hands on Oregon weed, the state Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would legalize and license marijuana shops.
The Oregon Legislature on Wednesday passed a bill to help struggling timber counties conduct elections, collect taxes and handle veterans services.
After a bill allowing schools to keep their Native American mascots was threatened with a veto by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, some people have spoken out.
A "grand bargain" that would have raised taxes on corporations and high-income earners while cutting public pension benefits fell apart in the Oregon Senate on Tuesday when the tax bill failed to get enough Republican votes.
The Oregon Senate met in a rare Saturday session but did not vote on hotly-contested measures to increase tax revenue and cut benefits for retired government workers.
This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It's also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.