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.
The U.S. House has passed a Medicare bill that includes renewal of a program that pays subsidies to timber counties, especially in Oregon.
It will get worse if lawmakers fail to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money later this spring.
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."
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is set to become the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president. Here's a quick snapshot with a few key things to know about Cruz before his announcement Monday.
Democrats on an Oregon legislative committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would require nearly all employers to give workers up to five days a year of paid sick leave.
A new bill could provide an extra layer of privacy and protection for Oregon students who are victims of rape.
The rally was a vocal push in support of Senate Bill 477 and House Bill 2729. The measures call for Oregon to set a date for transitioning away from out-of-state coal and making up the difference in lost energy with renewables.
An Oregon legislative panel has advanced a $7.255 billion spending plan for primary and secondary schools.
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.
Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
A Southern California lawyer is working on getting a measure on the ballot that calls for killing gays "by bullets to the head."