The Obama administration said Tuesday it's making steady progress on health care sign-ups, but the White House needs something close to a miracle to meet its goal of enrolling 6 million people by the end of this month.
Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren't seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won't have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.
A bill ready for Gov. Jay Inslee's signature would ban people under 18 from using tanning beds in Washington.
Lawmakers tackled some controversial issues during their short, 35-day session that wrapped up Friday – including gun background checks, medical marijuana dispensaries and Cover Oregon oversight.
Public employee unions and anti-union petitioners agreed Monday to a cease-fire on competing ballot measures, avoiding an expensive and bruising showdown between unions and business interests.
Dr. Monica Wehby, candidate for U.S. Senate joins KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote." In the second segment he is joined by two (Salem) Statesmen Journal reporters, Hannah Hoffman and Anna Staver, to discuss their political podcasts and their take on Oregon's 2014 month-long legislative session.
Groups are proceeding with initiatives that would put questions on the November ballot about ending the state's control over the liquor business and legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
The percentage of young adults signing up for insurance coverage via Oregon's troubled health-insurance exchange is nearly at the bottom when compared to sign-ups nationwide.
Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn't get behind an issue that's gaining traction around the country.
The state Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program.
Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault.
The Senate on Thursday blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute or prevent charges for alleged rapes and other serious offenses, capping an emotional, nearly yearlong fight over how to curb sexual assault in the ranks.