Cities scrambled to pass taxes on marijuana before a legalization measure went before voters. Their bet: That the taxes would get grandfathered in.
Proponent says it's funded Chicago street work for more than 40 years.
The second open enrollment period for buying health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act starts on Saturday. For the first time, Oregonians will be using the federal insurance exchange portal to shop for coverage, instead of the state's own failed Cover Oregon website.
The people who run Washington's health insurance exchange are hoping 85,000 people will buy private insurance during an open enrollment period that begins Saturday.
Sen. Ron Wyden moved forward Thursday on his plan to get two top-priority bills — one to implement Klamath Basin water agreements and the other to boost logging in Western Oregon — through the lame-duck session of Congress before Democrats lose their majority in the Senate.
Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick will unveil a revamped street fee proposal Monday after months of backlash against the initial proposal.
Anthony Johnson, chief petitioner on Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, and Oregonian reporter Noelle Crombie, join host Steve Dunn on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 to discuss what’s next for the state after Oregonians voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. They also talk about how the new law will impact you.
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has opened a preliminary investigation into consulting work performed by the fiancee of newly re-elected Gov. John Kitzhaber.
Newly re-elected Gov. John Kitzhaber may be chastened by the Cover Oregon failure and the controversy surrounding his fiancée, but he's not scaling back his ambitions for his fourth term.
Oregon is the fourth state in the West that has failed to pass a GMO labeling measure. They say they're making headway against biotechnology companies like Monsanto Co. and are ready to continue the fight in legislatures, on ballots, and at the federal level.
A measure seeking to prevent Washington state from expanding gun sale background checks beyond a national uniform standard has been rejected by voters.
After a second day of vote counting, an initiative that would limit class sizes in Washington state is still virtually tied.
The Oregon secretary of state's office says 1.5 million ballots were turned in.
In early election results, Republicans are leading key races that will help decide control of the state Senate.
Voters on Tuesday approved expanding background checks on gun sales and transfers in Washington state, a measure supporters said would help keep guns out of dangerous hands and make it easier for police to track weapons used in crimes.