The Oregon Senate has passed a bill that puts into law provisions of a settlement allowing the state to resume killing wolves that make a habit of attacking livestock.
With prospects growing dim for a compromise that would increase tax revenue and lower employee pension costs, the Oregon Senate approved two key budget bills Wednesday after Republicans gave up on stall tactics they hoped would force a deal.
The Oregon House passed a bill that would make it illegal to rope a horse's legs for sport or entertainment.
An Oregon legislative committee tasked with flat-lining the state's growing prison population advanced a revised bill Monday that committee members say will meet that goal for the next five years.
A bill to legalize medical marijuana dispensaries now faces a vote in the Senate.
Oregon senators gave final legislative approval to three big budgets for state prisons, police and attorneys on Friday, and delayed a vote on a hotly debated K-12 schools' budget until Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate has approved the Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act, which would permanently conserve thousands of acres of forest near the southern Oregon coast.
The state House on Wednesday approved funding increases for Oregon's universities and community colleges for the first time in years, but administrators say they'll still have to raise tuition charges to make ends meet.
The Oregon Legislature has passed a bill that would make it more difficult for parents to send their children to school without vaccines.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has joined mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 14 other cities to revive a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
The Oregon Senate has voted down a $6.55 billion budget for primary and secondary schools after one Democrat and all 14 Republicans said it didn't provide enough money.
Following several lengthy public debates over the use of domestic drones in Oregon, the state Senate decided Monday to move forward with a plan that would bar law enforcement officers from using unmanned aerial vehicles to collect information except with a warrant or in emergency circumstances.
A bill that would require parents to consult a physician about vaccines or watch an educational video before refusing them for their children passed the Oregon Senate in a party-line vote Thursday.
The Oregon House has passed a bill that would put into law some of the terms of a legal settlement that lifts an injunction barring the state from killing wolves that attack livestock.
It hasn't happened yet in Oregon, but some lawmakers want to be prepared for the day schools replace roll call with tracking devices.