Oregon has long been a pacesetter in health care, and state officials laid out bold plans to uphold that reputation with a health insurance exchange bigger and better than anyone else's.
Curry County voters defeated a tax proposal to fund law enforcement but supported a measure to replace the hospital.
Voters in southern Oregon's Curry County appear to have rejected a property tax increase, and their decision Tuesday could eventually test a new public safety emergency funding law.
Oregon farmers could put in a crop of industrial hemp next spring if a panel of experts can satisfy federal officials with a set of tightly drawn rules.
Gov. John Kitzhaber acknowledged Wednesday during an interview with KATU News that Oregon's health insurance exchange has problems but said he believes the state will work everything out.
The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices that place a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandating the use of cleaner-burning fuels.
Referendum 301 qualified for the November 2014 ballot, meaning it won’t go into effect as scheduled on Jan. 1.
Based on a new opinion from Oregon’s Department of Justice, a same-sex couple's marriage outside of Oregon is now being recognized in Oregon.
Western timber companies have gone to court to lift the logging ban on national forests due to the government shutdown, arguing the government has no authority under timber sale contracts to force loggers to stop working.
Cover Oregon, the state's health insurance exchange, has received more than 230,000 unique website visitors and 7,300 phone calls after nearly a week of existence, but the website is still not able to finish enrolling applicants in coverage.
Nearly a year after beginning a push to convince Oregon lawmakers to stem the growing costs of public-employee pensions, Gov. John Kitzhaber got his wish.
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.
Region's congressional delegation reacts to government shutdown