May 23, 2019
State Trooper is first Oregonian to receive Medal of Valor from President Trump after surviving a harrowing Christmas Day 2016 shootout.
May 23, 2019
Landmark carbon pricing proposal moved out of committee on a party-line vote after months of hearings and amendments.
May 23, 2019
Veteran Marion County lawmaker says she's 'working hard' to get back to work at the Capitol.
May 22, 2019
Criminal justice policies are Legisalture's theme of the week, including bill to reform how juveniles accused of violent crimes are tried and sentenced.
May 20, 2019
Paying down PERS debt is one strategy, and others want to 'sock it away' for a rainy budget day
May 16, 2019
Personal diplomacy over the weekend, out of public view, allowed Democrats and Republicans to end legislative stalemate.
May 15, 2019
With a big quake looming, civil engineers society says state needs to spend billions to improve infrastructure.
May 13, 2019
Governor plans to sign legislation; Democrats give up two key bills to coax Republicans back to the Senate for a floor vote.
May 07, 2019 292
Despite a persistent, vocal opposition, the bill limiting medical execptions passed easily.
May 07, 2019 40
Oregon lawmakers abscond from Capitol to deny Democrats action on a school funding business tax bill.
May 03, 2019 203
Lacy Ramirez Gruss earns applause, respect from lawmakers as she powers through 45 pages of Student Success Act tax plan like a marathoner.
May 01, 2019 330
Education reform and tax package, adding $1 billion per year in school funding, now goes to the Senate.
May 01, 2019 481
Governor's new board begins its private search for answers as problems and legal troubles mount.
Apr 30, 2019 61
Legislature's proposal to boost education funding heads to a vote as state's largest business organization stays neutral
Apr 25, 2019 399
Following the lead of cities like Milwaukie, state mulls restricting plastic checkout bags
Apr 24, 2019 93
Lawmakers gearing up for a House vote on controversial measure limiting medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations.
Apr 24, 2019 110
Oregon attorney general took lead in suing to stop health clinics receiving federal funds from discussing abortion.
Apr 23, 2019 385
Democrats and Republicans wrestle with deductions, land-use planning to ease state's housing crisis.
Apr 18, 2019 87
Lawmakers could end up spending millions to renovate and operate a facility for elderly prisoners.
Apr 16, 2019 108
If it were pass the House, the bill would be the most comprehensive reform to Oregon's mandatory minimum sentencing law to date.