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.
Carolyn Lawson, the IT expert who tried and failed to build Oregon’s online insurance exchange, complained to an Oregon Health Authority official that she was forced to leave under false pretenses in an email uncovered by the On Your Side Investigators.
Supporters of a referendum granting driving privileges to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States are trying to rewrite the official summary that will appear on the ballots in November.
The proposal from Senate Democrats gives lawmakers another option for answering a state Supreme Court order to reform education financing. The court's last communication with the Legislature asked for a concrete plan by April 30.
Oregon courts could get more discretion in which drunken drivers are required to use breath alcohol monitoring devices before getting behind the wheel.
Oregon lawmakers will not restrict pesticides suspected of causing bumblebee die-offs in Wilsonville and Hillsboro last summer.
Both measures have advanced through the legislative process without opposition at any stage. Lawmakers say they're protecting people's privacy, but government transparency advocates worry about adding even more exemptions to Oregon's public records law.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon schools are one step closer to keeping Native American mascots under a bill that cleared the House Education committee Monday.
The Oregon House Republican Caucus has ousted Rep. Julie Parrish from its leadership team.
An Oregon House committee moved Monday to let cities and counties ban medical marijuana dispensaries, reversing a Senate decision to allow local governments to regulate but not ban the pot stores that will become legal this year.
But in a statement, the secretary of state's office warned that while all systems were working again, some applications may need to be taken down temporarily to fix any bugs.