Large contributions from timber company executives helped state Rep. Dennis Richardson improve his fundraising in recent weeks.
For the third time this year, economists revised their revenue forecast upward, leaving it just $27 million shy of the kicker threshold.
The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot in November.
A federal appeals court has dismissed the National Organization for Marriage's effort to appeal an Oregon court ruling that allows same sex marriage.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is appointing his predecessor, Ted Kulongoski, to the newly created board of trustees for Western Oregon University.
A citizen review panel is narrowly opposing an Oregon ballot measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million.
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.
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.
Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.
The campaign behind an Oregon ballot measure that would legalize marijuana for adults said Monday it will buy $2.3 million worth of television advertising in what is shaping up to be a lopsided debate.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 to a campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales in Washington state.