Local Politics

Politics Oregon campaign for legal pot announces $2.3M in TV ads Oregon campaign for legal pot announces $2.3M in TV ads
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.
Politics 'Your Voice, Your Vote:' Is Oregon’s pot legalization measure in the bag? 'Your Voice, Your Vote:' Is Oregon’s pot legalization measure in the bag? (Video)
On Your Side Investigator Chelsea Kopta, Salem Statesman Journal political reporter Anna Staver, Associated Press political reporter Jonathan J. Cooper, and Jim Moore, director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation join host Steve Dunn to discuss the likelihood of Measure 91, Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, of passing.
Politics Sen. Wyden calls for surveillance policy shift Sen. Wyden calls for surveillance policy shift
When it comes to searches by law enforcement, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden believes people's online communication should have just as much protection as their homes and property.
Politics Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange (Video)
Oracle Corp. is suing Oregon in a continuing fiasco over the state's health insurance exchange, saying Oregon is continuing to use the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.
Politics Exclusive poll: Little change in key Oregon races, measures Exclusive poll: Little change in key Oregon races, measures
Voter sentiment in Oregon about who will be the next governor, represent the state in Washington, D.C. as its junior senator and whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana has largely remained unchanged over the last two months, according to a KATU/SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday.
Politics Oregon bans medical pot for day care providers Oregon bans medical pot for day care providers (Video)
That decision on Wednesday by a state board was prompted by revelations that the owners of at least five home-based day care centers had medical marijuana cards and were allowed to use the drug on the premises.