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Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday endorsed legislation to lower the state’s drunken-driving limit, saying that she thinks society is moving toward discouraging driving after any amount of drinking.

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SALEM — A five-month state investigation found that Democratic leaders in the Oregon Legislature knew legislative employees in the Capitol worked in a hostile environment amid pervasive sexual…

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In two generations, Oregonians might drive along freeways and not see a single industrial smokestack. They might instead see solar panels or wind turbines. And they might see them from an elec…

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SALEM — State senators put state labor regulators in the hot seat Wednesday over why they waited 18 months to finalize rules for Oregon’s landmark pay equity law, which takes force Jan. 1.

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SALEM — Workers across Oregon could receive pay raises under the state’s unique pay equity law that goes into force Jan. 1, but state officials have been late directing employers how to obey.

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SALEM — Thousands of Oregonians could see more money taken out of their paychecks and companies would be writing bigger checks to fund Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed budget and revamp the state’s …

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Governments in Oregon unreasonably delay handing over public documents or charge too much for access, and put records of elected officials sometimes nearly beyond reach of citizens, according …

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The campaign signs are down and the door knocking has stopped but bruises remain for a Salem legislative race some judge the harshest in the state this year.

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Secretary of State Dennis Richardson privately notified top Oregon officials earlier this summer that he had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive and fatal form of cancer, according…

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Oregon officials say their participation in a new Census program could win the state $400 million a year and perhaps even a sixth seat in the U.S. House.

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SALEM — Oregonians on Tuesday blocked attempts to overturn the state’s sanctuary law and affirmed public funding for reproductive health care, holding onto its status as a socially liberal state.

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With polls showing the two main gubernatorial candidates only a few percentage points away from victory, their campaigns are focused on winning votes from nonaffiliated and independent voters …

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State health officials are seeking $2.7 million to add beds at the state’s psychiatric hospital in Junction City to house a burgeoning number of mentally ill inmates from county jails.

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SALEM — If you cast a ballot for the Independent Party of Oregon candidate in the governor’s race and now want to vote for someone else, you’re out of luck.

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SALEM — Advocates have long tried to curtail political spending in Oregon, and are back at it again now, circulating an initiative petition in an effort to let voters decide, in 2020, whether …

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Patrick Starnes, a Brownsville cabinetmaker who took the political stage to spotlight campaign finance reform and third-party inclusion, announced Tuesday that he was dropping out of the race …

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The Oregon Court of Appeals late Friday granted a request by state officials to keep secret for now the details about proposed legislation, acting just minutes before the state was due to publ…

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Voters are turning ballots in more slowly than the last time Oregon elected a governor, according to the state Elections Division, as big money continues to flow to the campaigns of Democrat K…

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SALEM — Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner, challenging longtime Congressman Greg Walden, R-Hood River, in Oregon’s Second Congressional District, is touting new poll numbers showing her opponent w…