State economists said Thursday they're predicting Oregon taxpayers will receive nearly $350 million in "kicker" income tax rebates next year.
Gary Haugen made his statements in a phone call he initiated with KATU’s anchor Steve Dunn on Wednesday, the same day Kitzhaber stepped down and Brown took his place.
The three to two vote on Thursday means the city will assign two police officers to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Oregon Republican House Minority Leader Mike McLane called on Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek on Wednesday to delay a vote on a controversial bill aimed at reducing greenhouse gases.
Former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes is reportedly fighting back against a state order requiring her to release emails related to her public service. The Oregonian says Hayes has vowed to go to court to fight that state order.
Oregon has filed a new lawsuit against Oracle Inc. saying the company is planning to pull the plug on hosting the state's Medicaid system, which could jeopardize health insurance enrollment and re-enrollment for thousands of low-income Oregonians.
Families of murder victims and opponents of capital punishment spoke out in support of a measure to abolish the death penalty in Washington, saying that a costly and drawn out appeals process only prolongs the pain of the crime.
Sang Dao, 25, sentenced to more than 12 years in prison, will be released next month, more than three years early.
Kate Brown was sworn in Wednesday as Oregon's governor following an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the resignation of fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber, who had been the state's longest-serving chief executive before his swift fall from grace.
Oregon's incoming governor, Kate Brown, faces a monumental challenge as she takes the reins of a state government mired in scandal with less than a week's notice and with a special election already looming.
A Portland law professor says subpoenas issued by the U.S. Department of Justice into Oregon's departing governor and his fiancee indicate officials could be investigating the couple for possible wire fraud, mail fraud, bribery and corruption in public office.
Oregon's incoming governor, Kate Brown, says efforts are needed to restore trust in government in the wake of an ethics scandal that prompted the resignation of John Kitzhaber.
On Gov. John Kitzhaber's last full day in office, the Oregon Senate passed a climate change bill that was one of his top legislative priorities.
With two days left before Gov. John Kitzhaber leaves office amid an ethics scandal and criminal investigations at both the state and federal level, he remained out of public view Monday, the Legislature tried to get its new session back on track and death penalty opponents made a last-minute appeal.
Republicans in the Oregon Legislature want governor-to-be Kate Brown to put a “pause” on any clean energy policies outgoing Gov. John Kitzhaber supported.