State auditors found that new tax processing software works well, but suggested extra precautions to safeguard data
Acknowledging resistance to passing a full cap-and-invest program this year, House Democrats have pr
The state Senate on Monday passed a bill to give resident tuition to noncitizens who have graduated
The bill amends a plan aimed at tempering the effects of federal tax reform on Oregon’s budge
The Oregon Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to make preliminary findings of violations. The vote prompts a period when the former governor can appeal or negotiate for a settlement.
Farmers may be expected to increase erosion control efforts due to stricter mercury pollution limits in Oregon’s Willamette river basin.
Good news of nearly $100 million more in resources met with skepticism as lawmakers wrestle with potential budget impact of federal tax changes
The 37-23 vote Thursday was to close the so-called ‘boyfriend loophole’ in state gun law
An investigation report released Wednesday will be used as the basis for an ethics violation case against former Gov. John Kitzhaber.
The Oregon House has approved a bill requiring timely payments for all seed crops.
Timber companies and several lawmakers are advocating for a bill that would require the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Forestry to evaluate using natural ecosystems to absorb and store carbon while promoting economic development,...
Party-line vote sends measure to Senate, but impact is unclear
Legislative economists project that the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — if Oregon law is static — could mean a $220 million hit to state revenues in the current two-year budget
A bill in the Legislature comes at a time when Equifax is under fire for failing to fully reveal the extent of a data breach last year
Leaders consider an anonymous tipline to make it easier for accusers to come forward.
Governor’s spokesman tells paper audits are political, but auditors fire back
The ad, scheduled for debut Sunday, attacks Gov. Kate Brown for her response to failures at the state’s day care system.
The change to endangered status will likely result in stricter logging limits on state forestland.
A bill that would increase compensation for livestock losses based on Oregon’s wolf population has survived an initial legislative deadline.
A key lawmaker has killed off a proposal to eventually allow urbanization of 1,700 acres in Oregon’s Washington County that are currently in a rural reserve.
Roseburg Republican continued to deny the allegations of inappropriate touching while tendering his resignation Thursday
Senate Republicans said Wednesday, Feb. 7, they decided to accept Kruse’s offer to stay away from the state capitol building in the coming weeks.
A proposed law change would prohibit domestic violence offenders who have been dating partners from possessing a firearm and would enhance information sharing about attempt to obtain a gun illegally.
Report says system could make it difficult to detect illegal activity
Legislators hope to plug a loophole that led appeals court to reverse conviction in girls’ deaths
The investigator’s report was made public Tuesday, a little more than three months after the first allegations of unwanted touching, made by a fellow state senator, came to light
An error in a 2017 land use bill would allow more “accessory dwelling units” on Oregon farmland, but lawmakers are being urged to correct the mistake this year.
Unclear what Legislature can do to fix myriad of problems facing the foster care system.
The governor’s speech on the state’s skills gap kicks off the 35-day 79th Legislative Assembly