Conservation groups are challenging a timber sale that demonstrates the kind of ecosystem-driven logging that would be fast-tracked under Sen. Ron Wyden's bill to increase harvests from federally owned property in western Oregon.
One hot topic coming up in the next legislative session will be Senator Floyd Prozanski's proposed gun control bill that would require background checks for all gun transfers.
The legal right to grow marijuana for medical purposes should not confer the right to inflict overpowering odors on one's neighbors. And a city that attempts to protect everyone's interests is doing what a local government should do.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) is trying to stay out of the Cover Oregon fray while an independent investigation is underway to determine what lead to the failure of the state’s health care exchange website. KATU News caught up with Sen. Wyden Monday night in Beaverton at a Town Hall meeting.
The man currently overseeing Cover Oregon is prepares for an earful from state lawmakers on Wednesday. Dr. Bruce Goldberg will testify before three different legislative committees; each one is expected to grill him about what led to the website’s failures and what's being done to right all of the wrongs.
KATU’s Investigators spent weeks digging through thousands of pages of audits conducted by Maximus, the company the state hired to provide quality-control assessments of the project beginning in its early days.
Some Oregon lawmakers had said they feared that allowing medical marijuana cardholders to use pot for post-traumatic stress disorder would lead to widespread abuse, but the initial signup doesn't bear that out.
With its troubled health insurance exchange portal still not working, Cover Oregon says it has suspended its optimistic, feel-good advertising campaign after spending more than $8 million on it this year.
Legislators from rural Oregon say they'll press next year to get favorable tax treatment for small business like Nike and Intel have gotten.
An Oregon lawmaker is working on a new bill to stop charities who don't tell the truth to the state about their histories of discipline, after seeing a KATU report about the problem.
The enrollment period began Oct. 1, but the rollout of Cover Oregon, the state's exchange, was riddled with technical glitches, outages and slowdowns.
All the problems, delays and shifting deadlines from Cover Oregon, the state's troubled health insurance exchange, can be tough to keep track of. The Associated Press has compiled this guide to help figure out what you need to do if you want insurance coverage on Jan. 1.
Newly unearthed emails deliver uncensored insights into the internal unraveling of Cover Oregon before the site was unveiled to the public.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced Monday morning that he will run for an historic fourth term.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber plans to announce Monday morning whether he will run for a historic fourth term.