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Capitol Chatter: Oregon Senator's party switch won't change most legislation

A third political party has joined the Oregon Legislature. Sen. Brian Boquist of Dallas switched from Republican to being a registered vote… Read more


Legislature cranks up 2021 session after two-day delay

After a two-day delay caused by FBI reports of possible right-wing attacks on state capitals, the Oregon Legislature got down to the busine… Read more


Watch: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State address

Kate Brown gave an unusual state of the state talk, her next to last as Oregon’s governor. Read more


Insider Index: Special COVID-19 edition

Here are 10 numbers from the Oregon Health Authority related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon. Read more


Employment Index: Jobs by the numbers

Here are numbers related to unemployment caused by the response to COVID-19. Read more


State loses 25,500 jobs as COVID-19 hammers industries

Oregon lost about 25,500 jobs in December as the state's unemployment rate rose to 6.4% last month. Read more


Oregon political leaders on Biden becoming president

Oregon political leaders react to the inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States: Read more


Gov. Brown praises Biden's plan for more coronavirus aid

Gov. Kate Brown has praised the proposal by now-President Joe Biden for another round of federal aid to deal with the coronavirus pandemic,… Read more


Oregon scrambles COVID-19 vaccine priority list again

Oregon is once against scrambling its priority list for COVID-19 vaccinations, with some seniors pushed from next weekend to March. Read more

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