Every adult in Oregon will be offered a vaccination against COVID-19 by July 1, with the two…
More than 150,000 Oregonians remain out of work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but…
More than 150,000 Oregonians remain out of work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but income tax collections that support state services and public schools are likely to exceed pre-pandemic forecasts.
Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature are uniting to reset the clock on delays that would cut them out of drawing political maps for the 2022 election.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden cautioned critics against being too hasty to repeal the legal shield for information service providers for content posted on their platforms.
With the Oregon Legislature running at half-speed this week due to the ice storm, we’ll start by talking a bit about what is, or isn’t, happening at the State Capitol. Then we’ll catch up on other tidbits of news and reader comments.
Most Oregon counties would maintain or improve their COVID-19 risk rating next week according to preliminary data from the Oregon Health Authority.
The acting director says the Oregon Employment Department is devoting more attention to preventing and fighting fraud, by hiring more people and training others, as the agency pays out a record amount of unemployment benefits.
After a double-dose of winter storms across the Willamette Valley knocked out power to hundreds of thousands from Portland to Salem, state government is trying to thaw out a few hot issues.
As Congress starts work on President Joe Biden’s proposals to extend pandemic unemployment benefits, the acting director of the Oregon Employment Department says straightforward extensions that are on the table will be easier to manage than new programs.
The Secretary of State's official voter registration website showed Wednesday that former Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, has left the Republican party and re-registered as a "non-affiliated" voter.
The state has approved the $1.66 million sale of 20 acres in Redmond for development as a new Oregon National Guard Readiness Center.
Twelve counties will see fewer COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and activities beginning Friday, Feb. 12 as the state dropped risk level ratings for counties due to a decline in new infections.
With January's ceremonial start of the year out of the way, both Congress and the Oregon Legislature have moved on to sometimes turbulent issues, including disciplinary action against their own members.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer has renewed his push for legislation requiring a presidential declaration of national emergency related to climate change.
During several evenings of testimony and discussion this week, a bipartisan committee voted that state Rep. Diego Hernandez, D-Portland, violated legislative rules against sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.
Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, voted on Thursday against removing controversial freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., from all committee assignments.
Face masks and social distancing are likely to remain a fixture of the shopping and working experience for some time, according to the state's employee safety department.
The Oregon Legislature could be cut out of drawing new legislative and congressional districts because of late Census Bureau data, lawmakers are expected to hear Wednesday.
When the Oregon Health Authority issued its weekly list of which of the state's 373 zip codes that had the highest number of new COVID-19 cases, No. 1 caught the eye of Oregon politics.
Oregon House Republicans disowned an official Oregon Republican Party claim that the riot at the U.S. Capitol was a "false flag" operation by Democrats to politically damage then-President Donald Trump.
Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, has been named to the House Natural Resources Committee. The freshman lawmaker will sit on the panel that deals with legislation affecting water, land, energy, mining and forests.
Falling COVID-19 infection rates will allow the state to lift some restrictions on businesses and activities over the next three weeks, the state's top health official said Monday.
A third political party has joined the Oregon Legislature. Sen. Brian Boquist of Dallas switched from Republican to being a registered voter with the Independent Party of Oregon.
After a two-day delay caused by FBI reports of possible right-wing attacks on state capitals, the Oregon Legislature got down to the business of the 2021 session.