Attorneys representing public employees told the Oregon Supreme Court on Tuesday that a contract is a contract, and the justices should reject the Legislature's attempt to reduce annual cost-of-living increases for retired workers.
With ballots going out to voters this week, the two opposing camps combined have reported contributions of more than $12 million and expenditures of more than $11 million.
At a rally Monday Kitzhaber said the issue isn't just about safety on roads. He says it's "part of our commitment to equity."
Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss dropped two bombshells last week about Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée and first lady.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has asked a state commission whether his fiancee is subject to state ethics law and, if so, whether she's broken the law.
In the latest gubernatorial debate, incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber maintained that his fiancée did not use her position as first lady to land contracts for her private consulting company. Kitzhaber also maintained that his office established a "rigorous" review of her professional contracts to avoid any potential conflicts of interest.
Gov. John Kitzhaber says he was hurt and taken aback to learn this week that his fiancee accepted money to enter a fraudulent marriage with an immigrant seeking to remain in the country.
Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales.
Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley will report raising $2.15 million for his re-election campaign during the three months ending Sept. 30.
In a stunning admission Thursday, Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes admitted to illegally marrying an Ethiopian immigrant in the late 1990s for money and so he could stay in the United States to get a college degree.
The battle over whether Oregon should grant driving privileges to immigrants who can't prove legal presence in the U.S. is ramping up in rural parts of the state.
KATU’s news partners at Willamette Week published stories that say Cylvia Hayes married an 18-year-old immigrant then divorced and has used her title as first lady and her role in advising the governor to advance her private consulting business.
The biggest argument for the ballot measure pushing for clearer labeling of foods that contain genetically modified organisms is that people want to know what they are eating.
The middle class isn't sharing in the economic gains since the Great Recession, and wealthy taxpayers should be paying higher taxes, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday.