Two bills move on: Oregon prison guards can keep guns in their cars during the workday. Out-of-state drug criminals' charges will follow them into Oregon.
Oracle Corp. is pulling nearly two-thirds of its software developers from Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange project, even though the public still doesn't have access to the promised seamless, swift sign-ups for coverage, and key features are unfinished.
The Oregon Senate moved to delay a measure that would loosen the requirements for which drunken drivers must use ignition interlock devices.
The Obama administration is coming to the aid of states that had technical problems running their own health care websites.
The Oregon House voted Thursday to rewrite the ballot title for a referendum to restore driving privileges for people who can't prove they're legally in the United States, taking the rare step of throwing out language written by the attorney general.
Three Salem lawmakers have asked the Oregon Department of Human Services to delay sending a 6-year-old American-born girl to live in Mexico with her father, who has convictions for assault, including domestic violence.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a measure Wednesday that expands state college financial aid to students who don't have legal status in the United States.
Families of murder victims are urging Governor Inslee to reconsider his moratorium on the death penalty.
The city told the Democratic National Committee it's not interested in hosting the 2016 convention.
A ban on same sex marriage in Texas, wiped away by a federal judge, and the right to refuse doing business with gays in Arizona, ripped up by the governor. Those are two big decisions in the southwest are still being debated in the Northwest, and set precedents for similar issues that could go before Oregon voters come November.
Senators approved a bill that would prohibit disclosure of agreements signed by ranchers over conservation of habitat for sage grouse, a threatened ground bird.
Idaho House leaders ruled out a hearing on a bill meant to curb the number of children who die because their parents choose faith healing and not medical assistance for religious reasons.
Washington lawmakers introduced on Wednesday a measure that would gradually lower liquor sales taxes from 20.5 percent to 6.5 percent over eight years.
The Oregon Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a spokesman who resigned during a sex scandal involving former Portland Mayor Sam Adams.
A bill allowing Oregon schools to keep Native American mascots now needs only Gov. John Kitzhaber's signature to become law.