October 17, 2017
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined attorneys general from nine other states to demand federal agencies hand over information on the number of Dreamer arrests and detention locations.
October 16, 2017
Erious Johnson Jr., whose coworkers profiled him for tweets about Black Lives Matter, is the only DOJ employee who was forced out in surveillance scandal, as a condition of the state paying him $205,000 to settle his civil rights violation claim.
October 13, 2017
Since the task force started meeting in July, the unfunded liability has increased $3 billion, to $25.3 billion.
October 11, 2017
The Oregon Department of Forestry estimates that the 2017 fire season has so far cost it $38.9 million.
October 09, 2017
The October prison population forecast indicates that programs lawmakers enacted earlier this year are already working to curtail influx of prisoners and avoid the need for a second women's prison.
October 06, 2017
It's unclear the Legislature will pass the measures in the upcoming short session.
October 05, 2017
Opponents argue that as many as 350,000 may see reduced benefits, or may be cut from the program altogether.
October 04, 2017
Auditors say the DHS should take 'immediate action' to improve in-home care for seniors.
Oct 04, 2017 47
The online survey by icitizen gauged Oregonians' opinions on a state health care tax to fund Medicaid and other new policies.
Oct 03, 2017 71
Three GOP lawmakers are challenging the health care financing scheme passed during the last session.
Oct 02, 2017 71
The survey by Nashville's icitizen also showed half of Oregonians have an unfavorable opinion of Gov. Kate Brown, but she would still win reelection by a narrow margin.
Sep 29, 2017 56
In 2015, Oregonians deducted nearly $5.9 billion in state and local taxes from their federal income taxes.
Sep 28, 2017 61
Legal experts say a challenge of mandatory union fees has a better chance with the addition of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Sep 27, 2017 48
Medicaid serves 1.1 million Oregonians who meet certain income eligibility requirements.
Sep 27, 2017 56
As of mid-2016, the state was owed about $3.3 billion in unpaid taxes, fees and fines.
Sep 27, 2017 62
Oregon Rep. Rob Nosse plans to propose a law modeled after California's that requires pharmaceutical companies to explain steep increases in drug prices.
Sep 26, 2017 52
ODOT recommends scrapping the Wickiup Junction project in La Pine because underlying soil is unstable.
Sep 25, 2017 76
In her first campaign ad, Brown contrasts her administration to Trump's policies.
Sep 22, 2017 55
A financial estimate of the impact of partial repeal of the law was approved Friday morning.
Sep 20, 2017 58
The revised law expands a ban on mobile electronic devices and stiffens penalties and fines.