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Politics Cover Oregon invites public to once-secret oversight meetings Cover Oregon invites public to once-secret oversight meetings(Video)
For the first time in almost two years, Cover Oregon opened its legislative oversight committee meetings to the public that were once held in secret. The newfound transparency came after KATU asked questions about whether those closed-door meetings broke state Sunshine laws.
Politics Top Cover Oregon IT official resigns Top Cover Oregon IT official resigns
Cover Oregon's chief information officer Aaron Karjala, who has worked to fix the botched exchange since May, resigned on Monday, spokeswoman Ariane Holm said.
Politics Oregon campaign wants quick answer on gay marriage Oregon campaign wants quick answer on gay marriage(Video)
Sponsors of a ballot measure to legalize gay marriage in Oregon asked a federal judge Tuesday to make a speedy ruling in a case that challenges the state's ban on same-sex weddings. At the same time, top Oregon employers such as Nike and Intel threw their support behind ending the restrictions.
Politics Oregon drops proposed ban on pot-laced munchies Oregon drops proposed ban on pot-laced munchies
Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at Oregon medical marijuana stores after receiving hundreds of emailed comments opposing the ban.
Politics Cover Oregon: Apply for insurance in April and avoid federal penalty Cover Oregon: Apply for insurance in April and avoid federal penalty(Video)
Mark your calendars. Uninsured Oregonians have another month to apply for health insurance thanks to Cover Oregon's plethora of technical problems. Meanwhile, Monday marked the deadline for the rest of the country to apply for health insurance this year under the Affordable Care Act.
Politics Oregon congressional map pleases both parties Oregon congressional map pleases both parties
The 2010 election gave Oregon an evenly divided House of Representatives and a power-sharing agreement between Republicans and Democrats, and the result was a redistricting process that left both parties relatively happy.