Housing, internet and wildfire plans
Budget has 50 more troopers
A gap of $2.6 billion
Records often out of reach
Carl Wilson believes the Republican caucus of 22 representatives will be “under a tremendous amount of stress” as it faces a much larger Democratic caucus.
According to the U.S. Census, Oregon had about 495,000 Latinos in 2017 — 13 percent of the state’s population. That’s up from 11 percent in 2000.
Think tank says unions are collecting dues in violation of U.S. Supreme Court decision.
A House race in the Salem area was perhaps the nastiest in the state, with relentless attack ads making accusations of campaign finance violations, sexism and military general order violations.
In August, recreational and medical consumers in Oregon bought at least 16,000 pounds of usable marijuana, about 400,000 units of edibles and tinctures and more than 600,000 units of marijuana extracts and concentrates.
Results of a test program suggest that using salt can reduce weather-related crashes.
The Oregon Health Authority wanted to boost taxes on beer and wine, in part to push down consumption and in part to raise millions
Oregon secretary of state alerted key state leaders that he is battling an aggressive form of cancer, according to two sources. His staff maintains he is vowing to continue in office.
Tax collection, lottery revenues exceed expectations, likely triggering personal income tax “kicker” in 2020.
Our Oregon collected ballots, but failed to turn in 96 until day after the election.
Frog Ferry would carry passengers, but not cars, across the Columbia between Portland and Vancouver
The effort could lead to enumeration of larger population, which could increased federal funding and representation in Congress.
In six state races, women defeated men and bolstered their numbers in the Oregon House and Senate. Winners note that they are focused on issues, not gender.
A joint legislative committee worked in the mold of the recent transportation package by touring the state to find out what fixed educators and students need to be successful.
Ontario, Joseph, Klamath Falls, Gates, Sumpter and Clatskanie rejected or lifted bans on recreational marijuana sales.
Voters reject socially conservative priorities by large margins
Three incumbent Republican state representatives fell Tuesday night, shifting more of the Oregon House power to Democrats.
In a surprisingly swift end, Brown fended off a state legislator many saw as the Republican’s best chance to return to the governor’s suite
After more than a year of campaigning, Gov. Kate Brown and state Rep. Knute Buehler finished up their bid for the governorship with rallies, phone calls, and time with family.
The Oregon Department of Human Services reports a large spike in completion of educational courses for Oregon’s professional and volunteer caregivers as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise.
Elections officials reiterated the security of Oregon’s procedures amid national concerns about foreign interference in this year’s midterms and reports earlier this month that Oregon voter information was being peddled online.
The last-minute choices of those voters could determine the outcome of the race, political analysts say.
The request comes as state lawmakers renew their focus on diverting mentally ill Oregonians from the criminal justice system to mental health treatment and resources.
By the end of the day Tuesday, 657,480 ballots had been collected throughout the state.
Even though he dropped out, Independent candidate remains eligible to take office if he wins the race.