Republicans said they wanted the committee to hold government agencies accountable during a meeting Thursday evening.
Kotek quits negotiations as Oregon Senate GOP walkout hits fourth week
Gov. Tina Kotek said Democrats and Republicans are at an impasse over the ongoing walkout, with Republicans insisting Democrats kill or substantially change a top priority around abortion and gender-affirming care.
Efforts for ranked-choice voting, STAR voting gaining progress in Oregon
The House last week voted to approve Speaker Dan Rayfield’s proposal to establish ranked-choice voting in statewide elections beginning in 2028.
State employee union warns of staffing ‘crisis’ as contract nears end
As the union representing about half of Oregon’s state workforce negotiates its contract, union leaders say vacant positions and mandatory overtime are hampering services to Oregonians
Here’s what Oregon’s controversial abortion, gender-affirming care bill would do
Republican senators have walked out in part to prevent the bill from receiving a vote.
Election officials fine Oregon Democratic Party, seek criminal investigation into cryptocurrency executive
The announcement from the Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office followed a seven-month investigation into the $500,000 contribution made by Nishad Singh, an executive at the cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
One-third of Oregon Senate now ineligible for another term as Republican walkout continues
Minority Leader Tim Knopp said Republicans will return to vote on a budget.
Oregon economic forecast: More money for Legislature to spend, bigger ‘kicker’ tax rebate
The ongoing Republican Senate walkout leaves logistics of passing a budget an open question.
Oregon will require marijuana dispensaries to prove they paid taxes
New rules requested by Gov. Tina Kotek will take effect later this summer.
How Oregon Rep. Charlie Conrad changed his mind to vote for abortion, gender-affirming care bill
The lone Republican to vote for the measure said talking with doctors and parents of trans kids persuaded him to support HB 2002.