The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court, alleges fraud, false claims and breach of contract, and evokes the Oregon Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act.
President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing.
Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
On Your Side Investigator Chelsea Kopta, Salem Statesman Journal political reporter Anna Staver, Associated Press political reporter Jonathan J. Cooper, and Jim Moore, director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation join host Steve Dunn to discuss the likelihood of Measure 91, Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, of passing.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick joins Steve Dunn on “Your Voice, Your Vote” Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 to discuss street fees to help pay for sales tax and highway tolls to pay for roads.
Voter sentiment in Oregon about who will be the next governor, represent the state in Washington, D.C. as its junior senator and whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana has largely remained unchanged over the last two months, according to a KATU/SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is extending a surcharge of 50 cents per bottle for another two years.
The governor posted a video on YouTube Thursday morning, showing him dumping a bucket of ice on his head.
The voters on the Citizen Initiative Review panel heard arguments from both sides this week. After deliberating, they voted 14-5 to oppose Measure 90. Their findings will appear in the official voter's guide.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed Megan Irwin acting director of the state's early learning division. She replaces Jada Rupley, who retired Friday.
The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation amid clashes between protesters and the police in suburban St. Louis. But for most of those who want to lead the nation, there's little to gain in an election year by taking a stand or proposing new policy.
Gov. Rick Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors.
Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party's chances of increasing its majority in November. Arizona poses the next test of whether mainstream GOP can extend its streak.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run.