House Democrats on Friday released a two-year budget plan that proposes a capital gains tax as part of nearly $1.5 billion in new revenue to address a court mandate on education spending, but Senate Republicans quickly countered that new taxes should not be part of the solution.
The man hired to lead Oregon's recreational marijuana program has been terminated just three months into the job.
Two million taxpayer dollars. That's the hefty cost of legal sparring between Oracle and Oregon to decide who is to blame for the state's failed online health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon. Will the state take this to trial or settle? The On Your Side Investigators talked to insiders and legal experts to see how the legal battle over Cover Oregon will impact taxpayers.
In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact.
Sen. Arnie Roblan, the chair of the Senate’s education community, has formed a workgroup consisting of the state’s education stakeholders to hammer out a plan for the Oregon Education Investment Board.
In the wake of police shootings and the outrage nationwide, police body cameras are being pushed as a way to increase transparency. Portland police are moving in that direction, and officers could be wearing them in a matter of months. But could these body cameras put your privacy at risk? Steve Dunn talks with Capt. John Scruggs from Portland police and Oregon state Rep. Lew Frederick on this week's "Your Voice Your Vote."
The Ways and Means Committee approved the $7.3 billion spending plan in a party-line vote on Thursday.
A third party got into the agency’s Enterprise Technology Services Division and accessed metadata, Brown’s spokeswoman, Kristen Grainger said, adding that no one’s personal information was compromised.
The U.S. House has passed a Medicare bill that includes renewal of a program that pays subsidies to timber counties, especially in Oregon.
Oregon Democrats introduced a bill Thursday to require background checks on private firearm sales, setting up a showdown with gun rights advocates that could come as soon as next week.
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire from the institution where he's served for five terms.
It will get worse if lawmakers fail to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money later this spring.
Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.
Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must look different from regular foods, lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday in rejecting a bill to loosen requirements.