The approval of the joint House-Senate committee on Monday sends the bill to the full House, which can take it up as soon as this week.
The measure signed Monday is the first of several ethics bills that Brown requested after she replaced John Kitzhaber as governor in February.
House Speaker Tina Kotek is unveiling a proposal to gradually raise Oregon's statewide minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018.
Oregon officials have to decide whether they'll give tax payers a rebate by way of a kicker, or place it in a rainy day fund.
Several of Gov. John Kitzhaber's former political consultants can breathe a sigh of relief. A judge tossed out a lawsuit against them on Friday, which was filed months ago by Oracle in the wake of the Cover Oregon scandal.
Republicans tried without success Friday to derail an Oregon bill that would require businesses to offer sick leave to their employees, arguing the measure would be bad for business and devastating for the agriculture industry.
Governor Brown declared drought emergencies for eight more Oregon counties as the state faces a very dry summer.
Volunteers are trying to rally support for a bill that would wipe out the sentences and criminal record for many marijuana offenders.
The Oregon Senate has approved a bill making it illegal for employers to ask about criminal records on job applications.
Oregon has enacted a first-of-its-kind insurance law that will allow women to obtain a year's worth of birth control at a time, expanding coverage that previously needed to be renewed every 30 or 90 days.
It was a crash on Interstate 5 in Salem last September that killed the husband of Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz that brought attention to the lack of median barriers on Oregon highways.
Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington state for meetings focused largely on one question: How do we know if it's working?
Connect to Congress is your opportunity to ask questions to U.S. senators and House members who represent you in Congress. Our first guest is U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, who joined us from Washington, D.C.
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The state Senate has voted to require that many Oregon businesses offer paid sick leave for their employees.
The recall petition against Sen. Floyd Prozanski of Eugene joins three others targeting Democrats who sponsored the legislation.