Fluoride advocates admitted defeat Tuesday night after unofficial election results showed Portlanders strongly against adding fluoride to the city’s drinking water. But there were indications new battle lines may be drawn in the future.
This levy will restore 150 teaching positions. Even though it won’t bring the district back to its previous levels, district officials said on Tuesday night that they’re on the right path.
Washington became the fifth state this year to sign into law protections of social media passwords at the workplace and job interviews.
There's no watering it down. The proposal to add fluoride to Portland's drinking water has sparked passionate debate and divided many Portlanders.
This Tuesday Portland voters will decide if fluoride will be added to the city's water supply. It's been a high-profile issue the past few months with both sides loudly making their cases. Before you drop off your ballot we want to give you one more opportunity to hear from supporters and opponents of the fluoride measure.
Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed into law a measure giving legislative approval to a state program that has already issued hundreds of fake driver's licenses and license plates to law enforcement and government agencies.
A bill that would give Oregon distillers more opportunities to market and sell their spirits earned final approval from the state Senate Tuesday, and now heads to the governor's desk.
Timber counties in western Oregon are unhappy that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is taking so long to send out $2 million in federal subsidies withheld under the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration.
The votes haven’t been counted yet, but already there’s speculation that no matter what Portland voters decide, Oregon’s biggest cities could still have their drinking water fluoridated.
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlier.
The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election losses. It's not clear, however, how Republicans can best capitalize on Democrats' woes, legislatively or politically.
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news"
Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a Treasury inspector general said Friday, disclosing that Obama administration officials knew there was a probe during the heat of the presidential campaign.