Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.
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.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 to a campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales in Washington state.
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.
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.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Dennis Richardson's campaign said Thursday that the Republican has raised $350,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the last month.
Here's a short list of links to some of the stories we've done about Uber.
Washington State Rep. Liz Pike, of Camas, promised KATU last month that she'd file legislation requiring background checks for fair workers.
Oregon's attorney general says state Treasurer Ted Wheeler is not eligible to run for re-election when his term expires after the 2016 election.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick joins Steve Dunn on “Your Voice, Your Vote” Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 to discuss street fees to help pay for sales tax and highway tolls to pay for roads.
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.
The debate in Oregon's U.S. Senate contest has, in its early stages, focused more on government spending and the federal budget than on the health care issues that were expected to dominate.
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.
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.
Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler has advanced through the 3rd District Congressional primary and will appear on the November ballot.