Gov. Kate Brown has signed the last of three ethics-related bills she requested after Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned amid an influence-peddling scandal.
Oregon lawmakers have resolved an impasse over the extension of expiring tax breaks that benefit lower-income taxpayers.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year state operating budget just before midnight, averting a government shutdown that state officials had prepared for in case the new spending plan wasn't in place by day's end.
Oregon Senators have passed legislation requiring a state agency to maintain a list of chemicals that are potentially harmful in children's toys and products.
Even though the countdown is almost over to legal recreational marijuana in Oregon, state lawmakers are still dealing with two key pieces of legislation that set the rules for retail sales. Both bills are expected to pass, much to the dismay of one of the state's most vocal opponents of legal marijuana.
If the petitioners are found to have 1,000 valid signatures from registered voters, they can begin collecting the rest of the 88,000 they'll need to get the measure on the 2016 ballot.
He said there are strides being made by federal lawmakers but a big one is clearing the way for marijuana retailers to take part in the banking system.
The Oregon Senate has signed off on three bills setting up Oregon's legal marijuana system.
Oregon Senators have advanced a measure requiring all schools to make public their vaccine exemption rates by disease.
Slow-poke drivers in passing lanes on Oregon freeways would sometimes have to make way for motorists with heavier right feet under a bill approved Monday in the state Senate.
The Senate on Monday passed a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an 11.9-cent gas tax increase that would be phased in over two years.
The Washington Legislature has approved a $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, taking swift action Monday night to avoid a government shutdown.
Host Steve Dunn takes the show on the road this week, to Northeast Portland’s Pure Green, a medical marijuana dispensary.
Some Oregon students living in the U.S. without legal permission could qualify for state financial aid under a measure advanced by the state Senate Thursday, despite criticism that the state can't afford the additional grants.
Gov. Kate Brown says "there simply isn't a path forward" for a proposal to raise taxes, pay for transportation projects and repeal a carbon-reduction program.