Supporters of boosting the state’s minimum wage took over an interim committee hearing at the Capitol in Salem on Monday for several minutes, chanting “Fifteen now” and “Black lives matter.”
In a statement, Inslee criticized other governors who have threatened to stop accepting refugees following last week's terror attacks in Paris.
Gov. Jay Inslee says that Washington state will welcome Syrian refugees if the federal government ultimately decides that the state will receive any of the 10,000 people that President Barack Obama's administration has pledged to resettle over the next year.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales talks to KATU's Steve Dunn about his political future and why he chose not to seek another term.
Mayor Charlie Hales has been invited to speak alongside world leaders at a climate change summit in Paris.
Ten of the 13 "superdelegates" that Oregon will send to next year's Democratic National Convention are so far remaining uncommitted to any of the presidential candidates.
The state Supreme Court says the legality of Tim Eyman's latest tax initiative, approved by voters last week, is unclear, and the case can be argued before a lower court judge.
Oracle Corp. is suing Oregon Gov. Kate Brown for allegedly violating the state's public records law by failing to turn over the contents of email accounts used by former Gov. John Kitzhaber.
Faye Stewart, a county commissioner in Oregon, announced Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Baristas and fast food workers in Seattle and hundreds of other cities across the country staged protests Monday over their working conditions and pay.
Service workers in Portland and across the nation took to the streets Tuesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
The state's Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-2 to delist the wolves during a Monday meeting in Salem.
It looked like the race for Portland’s mayor was shaping up to be a great one next year.
Shields says in an email to his supporters that it's time to step aside after 10 years in the Legislature.
Washington voters have approved a ballot measure that gives state lawmakers a choice: By April 15, pass a constitutional amendment that raises the threshold needed for the Legislature to pass taxes, or else the state's sales tax will be cut by one percent.