Local Politics

Politics Oregon close to triggering 'kicker' rebates Oregon close to triggering 'kicker' rebates
For the third time this year, economists revised their revenue forecast upward, leaving it just $27 million shy of the kicker threshold.
Politics Citizen panel opposes Oregon's top-two ballot measure Citizen panel opposes Oregon's top-two ballot measure
The voters on the Citizen Initiative Review panel heard arguments from both sides this week. After deliberating, they voted 14-5 to oppose Measure 90. Their findings will appear in the official voter's guide.
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.