The Portland City Council will vote for a resolution allowing Uber and Lyft to operate within city limits during a 120-day pilot program Tuesday afternoon.
Though he has not yet announced he will be running for president next year, Jeb Bush is making his rounds throughout the country and will be in Portland Tuesday.
The Oregon Legislature is looking to make sure it's legal for citizens to film the police, as long as they don't interfere.
If lawmakers in Salem don't raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, voters could decide the issue. KATU's Steve Dunn talks about that possibility, and the possible impacts, with Senate Majority Leader Diane Rosenbaum, Justin Norton-Kertson with the group '15 Now Oregon,' Portland economist Dr. Eric Fruits, and Marie Bowers Stagg, a 5th generation Oregon farmer.
The House Committee on Rules set the public hearing for Wednesday. They'll also hold a two-hour informational meeting prior to hearing public testimony.
Washington state Treasurer Jim McIntire is proposing an income tax to pay for education.
Portland city leaders have proposed a 120-day pilot program that would pave the way for app-based transportation companies like Uber and Lyft.
Going slower than the speed limit in a highway's fast lane could earn Washington drivers a speeding ticket under a bill pending in the state Senate.
With Oregon Democrats moving forward on a bill to require background checks for private gun sales, the potential political backlash is becoming apparent.
A proposal that would allow women to get birth control directly from a pharmacist without a doctor's prescription stalled Friday when a committee chair decided to convene a study group instead of moving the legislation forward.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday repeated his call for embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley to resign immediately following his indictment by a federal grand jury.
The group, 15 Now Oregon, revealed plans Friday for a statewide campaign next year. It proposes gradually raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
Seeking to turn the page on the influence-peddling controversy that toppled her predecessor, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that Oregon is "through the hardest part of that transition."
Two days after Oregon senators passed legislation expanding background checks to cover most private gun sales, lawmakers heard testimony Thursday on a proposal making it a crime for adults to endanger minors by letting them gain unsupervised access to firearms.
Fuller arrives in Monmouth from Eastern Washington University, where has had been provost and vice president for academic affairs since 2011.