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Brown, Buehler take liberty with the truth in late ad pushes
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Brown, Buehler take liberty with the truth in late ad pushes
Oregon gubernatorial candidates are releasing multiple TV and social media ads as campaign enters its final days

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Audit: Major disasters threaten PERS
Audit: Major disasters threaten PERS
Secretary of state auditors found a disaster could threaten the agency’s ability to issue payments on time or to the right people
National political analyst calls governor race a ‘tossup’

Oregon’s close gubernatorial race between Democratic Gov. Kate Brown and GOP candidate Oregon Rep. Knute Buehler has captured the attention of national political pundits.

On Tuesday, the race made the front page of the Cook Political...

Race for governor again coming down to Clackamas County
Race for governor again coming down to Clackamas County

Gov. Kate Brown and Rep. Knute Buehler have traversed the state in search of swing voters to court. They have debated public pension reform, health care, education and gun rights. They have coined catch phrases to distill their messages.

In the...

Buehlers invested $100,000 in energy credits before lambasting the program
Buehlers invested $100,000 in energy credits before lambasting the program
Purchase was before he was lawmaker
Local measures across Oregon aim to seize on strong economy
Local measures across Oregon aim to seize on strong economy

SALEM — While statewide attention is focused on controversial ballot measures, many Oregon voters face local decisions on issues that go above and beyond core public services.

A total of 104 city and county measures are on ballots across...

Audit: Problems cleaned up in Oregon Department of Energy

SALEM — In the wake of a scandal over the state’s handling of energy tax incentives, the Oregon Department of Energy has cleaned up its process, state auditors say.

The state Audits Division report, released Wednesday, assessed...

Fee increase would pay for drinking water testing
Fee increase would pay for drinking water testing
A $1.8M bump in fees
Starnes files complaint over debate snub
Starnes files complaint over debate snub

Patrick Starnes, a cabinetmaker and gubernatorial candidate from the Independent Party of Oregon, on Tuesday filed an elections complaint that could test a 2017 state law that encourages debate hosts to invite all major party candidates.

Starnes...

In tight race, Brown and Buehler prepare for final gubernatorial debate
In tight race, Brown and Buehler prepare for final gubernatorial debate
Independent candidate Starnes protests exclusion
Buehler calls for Kavanaugh replacement
Buehler calls for Kavanaugh replacement
GOP gubernatorial candidate initially was reluctant to weigh in on the nomination.
Governor moves to head off Trump on environmental regulations
Governor moves to head off Trump on environmental regulations
Governor proposes that federal environmental standards be put into Oregon law, keeping them in force if Trump administration continues rollbacks
Independent candidate for governor stymied in debate effort
Independent candidate for governor stymied in debate effort
Patrick Starnes has campaigned vigorously for governor but managed to get into only one of three debates. The state Elections Division was no help.
Where is the money going in Oregon’s most expensive gubernatorial race?
Where is the money going in Oregon’s most expensive gubernatorial race?
Gov. Kate Brown and Rep. Knute Buehler have raised millions from everyday citizens, political organizations and billionaires. Here’s what they spent it on.
Buehler’s record shows inconsistent approach to immigration
Buehler’s record shows inconsistent approach to immigration
The Republican legislator from Bend has voted against state legislation that protects immigrants but supported tighter controls over racial profiling.
Gubernatorial candidates answer teens’ questions
Gubernatorial candidates answer teens’ questions
Kate Brown, Knute Buehler and Patrick Starnes participate in first debate.
Gubernatorial candidates square off tonight in first debate
Gubernatorial candidates square off tonight in first debate
The debate will feature Democrat Kate Brown, the incumbent, and challengers Republican Knute Buehler and Patrick Starnes, an independent.
Kids steal the show at Oregon governors debate.
Kids steal the show at Oregon governors debate.
Fifteen students from across the state quizzed candidates Tuesday night.
Students to get first crack at gubernatorial candidates
Students to get first crack at gubernatorial candidates
The debate, put on in partnership by Children First for Oregon, KOIN 6, and the Pamplin Media Group, will be controlled by 16 children and young adults
Driverless cars running on empty Oregon regulations — for now
Driverless cars running on empty Oregon regulations — for now
States oversee licensing, registration and traffic laws — areas where driverless cars are also poised to have a significant impact.
Lawmakers let students do the talking on school changes
Lawmakers let students do the talking on school changes
The Legislature’s Joint Committee on School Success has toured schools and held public meetings in nearly every part of the state.
Oregon prepares to take another run at cap and trade
Oregon prepares to take another run at cap and trade
Advocates hope legislation can pass next year
Buehler joins Brown in calling for delay in Kavanaugh vote
Buehler joins Brown in calling for delay in Kavanaugh vote
The gubernatorial hopeful has previously declined to weigh in on the sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee
Buehler rejects ‘partisan labels’
Buehler rejects ‘partisan labels’
Republican stresses his independence
Brown calls herself a consensus builder
Brown calls herself a consensus builder
Incumbent Democratic governor helped forge big transportation bill during 2017 Legislature
Report: Disparity in drug convictions has declined
Report: Disparity in drug convictions has declined
A state task earlier found that Oregon blacks were disproportionately being convicted of drug felonies for having small amounts.

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