Secretary of state auditors found a disaster could threaten the agency’s ability to issue payments on time or to the right people
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...
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.
Purchase was before he was lawmaker
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...
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...
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.
Independent candidate Starnes protests exclusion
GOP gubernatorial candidate initially was reluctant to weigh in on the nomination.
Governor proposes that federal environmental standards be put into Oregon law, keeping them in force if Trump administration continues rollbacks
Patrick Starnes has campaigned vigorously for governor but managed to get into only one of three debates. The state Elections Division was no help.
Gov. Kate Brown and Rep. Knute Buehler have raised millions from everyday citizens, political organizations and billionaires. Here’s what they spent it on.
The Republican legislator from Bend has voted against state legislation that protects immigrants but supported tighter controls over racial profiling.
Kate Brown, Knute Buehler and Patrick Starnes participate in first debate.
The debate will feature Democrat Kate Brown, the incumbent, and challengers Republican Knute Buehler and Patrick Starnes, an independent.
Fifteen students from across the state quizzed candidates Tuesday night.
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
States oversee licensing, registration and traffic laws — areas where driverless cars are also poised to have a significant impact.
The Legislature’s Joint Committee on School Success has toured schools and held public meetings in nearly every part of the state.
Advocates hope legislation can pass next year
The gubernatorial hopeful has previously declined to weigh in on the sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee
Republican stresses his independence
Incumbent Democratic governor helped forge big transportation bill during 2017 Legislature
A state task earlier found that Oregon blacks were disproportionately being convicted of drug felonies for having small amounts.