If Measure 101 fails, it will be up to legislators in February to decide how to come up with up to $320 million to protect health care for more than a million Oregonians.
The rift between Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Commissioner Loretta Smith flared again Thursday, in the wake of Kafoury using vulgarity toward Smith at a meeting last month.
Oregonians will vote on health care taxes that raise millions for the state’s neediest citizens. Rep. Julie Parrish, a state lawmaker who was once a Medicaid recipient herself, is the reason why.
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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is calling for an investigation into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s misuse of wildfire preparedness funds after news reports revealed Zinke used the funds for unrelated travel.
Oregon's only congressional Republican, Rep. Greg Walden, has more influence than he's ever had before. But he's also getting criticism like never before.
Supporters and opponents of the proposal both say it could set a precedent for land use in rural counties.
Legislation passed in the most recent session means the physical location of homes, businesses, post boxes, or where the vehicle is kept can be obscured.
Previously under Oregon law, fender-benders with damage under $1,500 didn’t have to be reported. That’s been the threshold since 2004. But recent legislation means as of Jan. 1 the amount is now $2,500.
Multnomah County Commissioner Lori Stegman wants her board to clarify when commissioners need to resign before seeking another elected office.