Veterans and their supporters say governor isn’t meeting spirit of Measure 96 and its allocation of lottery money
The bill now heads to the House of Representatives, where it has bipartisan support
Proponents of the statewide proposal say the U.S. is the only developed nation that doesn’t offer the benefit
A proposed bill would prohibit county ordinances that discriminate against specific species of lives
To fix problems found in $1 million audit, state says it needs more outside studies
A proposed $100 water rights fee has drawn the ire of Oregon irrigators.
A bill that would provide farmers with tax credits for half the operational cost of maintaining farmworker housing has moved out of the Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue.
A 2007 survey of seismic needs excluded some schools with enrollment of less than 200.
The tax has proven a considerable windfall for the state, but it has also created complications for the state’s tax-collecting agency.
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
Like other agricultural products, cannabis is subject to pesticide testing, but the regulatory structure is a work in progress
A bill in Senate Judiciary would give a pseudonym to sex crime victims and witnesses during grand jury indictments
That level of spending is equal to a 9- to 11-cent increase in the gas tax, but the revenue would likely come from a variety of sources
New rules for fishing on the Lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington state
A bill under consideration in Oregon would allow landowners to sue biotech patent holders over trespass by genetically engineered crops.
Analysis says additional Medicaid expenses would cost the state $2.6 billion through 2023
Oregon’s House Agriculture Committee held a hearing March 16 on the proposed reversal of state pre-emption of local GMO restrictions.
Former transportation commissioners say the commission should regain authority over ODOT’s director
Oregon House revives measure rejected by state Senate three other times in last 10 years
Two bills proposed in Oregon would ease new dwellings and let people live in recreational vehicles on farmland.
The Association of Northwest Steelheaders submitted a petition last week signed by nearly 6,000 people calling on Gov. Brown to remove Commissioner Bruce Buckmaster over his support for commercial gillnetting
New poll shows Oregon has a spending problem, but voters would support business taxes if it goes to education
Irrigation districts in Oregon are butting heads with city governments over two bills related to water.
Former state Rep. Buckley accepted a position last week as Gov. Brown’s senior adviser focused on potential revenue and state pension reform
Attorney General Rosenblum says president’s new executive order ‘should join its sister executive order in the trash bin of history’
Proposed legislation would reduce or eliminate the deduction for taxpayers in the higher brackets.
Debate over a proposed bill that requires Oregon to adopt dairy air emission rules recently centered on a 2008 task force report.
The governor has proposed an alternative to selling the forest, but her plan would require approval by the Legislature
The bill by an Eastern Oregon lawmaker is headed to a vote in the state House