A heat wave will bring temperatures in the 90s to the Willamette Valley and other parts of the state later this week.
Oregon Senate Republican walkout hits day 5, Knopp acknowledges ‘partisan’ bills as factor
AT THE CAPITOL: Senate Republicans continue to stop action over what they say is illegal language in summaries of legislation. The Republican leader expanded demands on Sunday.
Republicans, Oregon Right to Life sue over abortion bill’s readability
Two Oregon Republican legislators and an anti-abortion group are suing top legislative leaders, alleging that they broke state law because the written summary of a major bill on abortion and gender-affirming care isn’t easy to understand. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Marion County Circuit Court by Rep. Emily McIntire of[Read More…]
Oregon Senate Republicans, Independent stage walkout as divisive bills await votes
GOP leader blamed difficult-to-read bill summaries for Republicans skipping a scheduled floor session.
Fall of a rising star: Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigns over cannabis side job
Fagan has weathered other storms and was widely expected to run for governor or Congress, but moonlighting proved too much.
Oregon House passes sweeping bill to guarantee access to abortion, gender-affirming care
The bill stands in opposition to legislation in Republican-led states blocking access and criminalizing care.
Fagan apologizes and resigns from her cannabis consulting job
Amid questions of influence, the Secretary of State ended a lucrative $10,000-a-month consulting deal.
Some Oregon bills skip committee hearings. Legislative Republicans say that needs to change.
Democrats who control the Legislature say the system isn’t ideal, but it’s worked this way for a long time.
Kotek presses to divert money from Oregon reserves on 100th day in office
The calls highlight the first major conflict between the new governor and legislative Democrats, who called for conservative budgets.
Oregon Gov. Kotek balks at plans for $1 billion Interstate 5 bridge bond
Kotek wants to use state-issued bonds for affordable housing projects.