On this week's show: Portland police Chief Larry O'Dea and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader.
An Oregon Supreme Court case on public pensions and higher costs for state-funded health care will collide in 2017 to help create a massive hole in the state budget.
"Raise the Wage" is the Portland group behind a push to raise minimum wage to $13.50 an hour while still allowing individual cities to go higher.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he thinks caseworkers at the state's Department of Human Services are well trained despite some criticism that workers in the agency are overworked and inexperienced.
The Washington Secretary of State’s office confirmed Wednesday that Initiative 1401 gathered enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is one of dozens of mayors across the globe invited to the Vatican to talk about climate change.
A divide is emerging among groups that want to raise Oregon's minimum wage that could lead to competing proposals on the 2016 ballot.
The Legislature's annual progress report to the Washington Supreme Court on its work toward fulfilling the court's order to fix education funding is a mixture of accomplishments and wishes for the future.
On Wednesday we’ll have an opportunity to ask questions of U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, on your behalf as part of our “Connect to Congress” series.
He's hoping to get support from his congressional colleagues.
A new state law bans open containers of marijuana in vehicles starting Sept. 26.
On this week's show: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer and two Oregonians running for president of the United States: Martin Hahn and Jack Sparrow.
Amid the embarrassing collapse of Cover Oregon, the state's failed health insurance enrollment website, then-Gov. John Kitzhaber and lawmakers found solace in an unrelated success - a massive hike in enrollment in the Oregon Health Plan.
Five months into her tenure, and with her first legislative session out of the way, Brown is showing no signs of changing her no curve-balls approach.
The group 15 Now submitted 2,000 signatures to the secretary of state's office at the end of June. It said Friday that 1,800 were deemed valid.