Thousands of teachers and their supporters crowded the steps of the Washington state Capitol's legislative building for a rally Saturday morning to call for teacher pay raises, smaller class sizes and less standardized testing.
Gerri Badden, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office, said the top federal prosecutor in Oregon resigned on Friday.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday called for a special session to start April 29 in order for lawmakers to finish work on a two-year state operating budget, but said that he wants budget negotiators in his office on Monday to get a head start.
A spokesman for Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday they believe the state has the authority to withhold pay from indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley, based on legal advice received from the state attorney general's office.
The Oregon Senate has backed a bill allowing motorcycles to pass between cars or trucks during highway traffic jams.
Legislation expanding background checks will be getting a full House vote for the first time since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting after an Oregon House committee narrowly approved it on a party-line vote.
According to the audit, a little over a third of 51 rental properties that people posing as prospective renters visited or called reported some kind of unequal treatment.
Oregon lawmakers are holding a public hearing that will last at least seven hours on a bill expanding background checks to cover nearly all private gun sales..
The agency charged with getting Oregon’s recreational marijuana program off the ground asked for a 2-year, $10.5 million budget from the state Legislature.
An Oregon Senate committee advanced a vaccine bill ahead of a key deadline Tuesday, passing a measure that seeks to increase the number of immunized children and requires schools to publish vaccination rates.
Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is renewing an effort to push federal financial regulators to require that publicly traded companies disclose their political spending.
The House's budget chair said Tuesday Washington lawmakers will not finish their work by Sunday's deadline and will need a special session to work out the details on the state budget and adequately paying for public education.
After hours of public testimony Tuesday and months of debate, Portland city commissioners passed a controversial resolution to allow ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate within city limits for 120 days.
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.