Local Politics

Politics Judge sides with Oregon, sends Oracle case to state court Judge sides with Oregon, sends Oracle case to state court
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.
Politics Bills banning most vaccine exemptions fail in Oregon, Washington Bills banning most vaccine exemptions fail in Oregon, Washington
Legislative efforts to increase pressure on parents to get their kids vaccinated failed in Oregon and Washington state Wednesday amid stiff opposition as a handful of other statehouses consider similar bills prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland.
Politics Former Ore. AG, U of O president Dave Frohnmayer dies at 74 Former Ore. AG, U of O president Dave Frohnmayer dies at 74 (Video)
He retires soon as president of the University of Oregon, but before he even arrived on campus, Dave Frohnmayer packed a powerful resume of public service for the state as a legislator, attorney general and candidate for governor.
Politics Lawmakers look to increase Oregonians' retirement savings Lawmakers look to increase Oregonians' retirement savings
Democratic lawmakers are promoting legislation that would automatically enroll thousands of Oregon workers in retirement savings accounts, a move that proponents said Monday would help ensure nobody is forced to work until they die or to spend their retirement years in poverty.
Politics 'Your Voice Your Vote': The future of Oregon Republican Party 'Your Voice Your Vote': The future of Oregon Republican Party (Video)
The struggles of being red in a blue state. New state Republican party chair Bill Currier, Rep. Bill Post, R-Keizer, and Republican former state Rep. Scott Bruun talk with Steve Dunn about the party's new strategy to end the Democrat's domination of statewide elections in Oregon.
Politics Bill would end daylight saving time in Oregon Bill would end daylight saving time in Oregon (Video)
The ritual of springing forward and falling back - and spending days (or longer) catching up on adjusting every clock in the home - is being questioned by lawmakers who would like to see it come to an end.