In a joint press release issued Wednesday, Sens. Doug Ericksen and Michael Baumgartner say their proposal will be raised Monday, when the legislative session begins.
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Tuesday defended his proposed budget from critics who say it shortchanges education, telling a crowd of business officials that pouring more money into education won't improve graduation rates or student achievement.
The Portland Business Alliance said it would take City Council’s street fee to court if it included a tax on the wealthy so City Hall changed it, but it changed it so much that now city commissioners can’t agree on it anymore.
David Fidanque, outgoing director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon, has a message for the state: It's not as progressive as some say.
Independent pollster Stuart Elway said Tuesday that it was the first time in seven years that economy was not named the most important issue. It came in second.
Influential Oregon business groups are calling for a focus on education, infrastructure and natural resources as they outline their agenda for the upcoming legislative session.
In 2015 Oregon Democrats will enter the session with a super majority. How far can they push their agenda?
In Oregon, there will be cookies — and not much else — to commemorate John Kitzhaber's unprecedented fourth inauguration as governor.
When the Oregon Legislature starts work on Feb. 2, a representative from Eugene will be wielding the gavel as chair of the House Revenue Committee.
Don't worry about a federal lawsuit. But do worry about tax rates. Those are among the many lessons Colorado and Washington have to share from the front lines of America's marijuana experiment.
Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to block parts of the law that involve transfers of guns
Oregon's most talked about new law for 2015 — legalization of recreational marijuana — does not take effect until July. Here are some of the new laws that do apply Jan. 1.
Oregon attracts many people from elsewhere, and a new law Thursday allows some of them to get a concealed handgun license.
“Your Voice, Your Vote” host Steve Dunn takes a look back at the highs and lows of the year in Oregon politics.
Sixteen years after voters approved medical marijuana for people with specific illnesses and conditions, they decided to just say, "Yes!" to letting anyone old enough to drink take a toke, as long as it isn't in public.