Some Republican senators who voters tried to bar from running again filed for reelection. Candidates have until March to file.
By Julia Shumway - Oregon Capital Chronicle
Democratic members of Oregon’s congressional delegation criticized the decision to open an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.
Members of a governor-appointed council say Oregon needs to temporarily loosen its land-use laws to meet Gov. Tina Kotek’s goal of building 36,000 homes per year – an idea that’s proved to be one of the more divisive proposals to address the state’s housing crisis. Over the past few months,[Read More…]
Oregon’s largest anti-abortion advocacy group wants insurance companies to offer it a special plan that doesn’t cover emergency contraception.
A median income earner in Oregon will receive about $1,000 back on taxes next year in the state’s largest kicker ever, state economists said Wednesday.
Sen. Kim Thatcher, R-Keizer, accrued more absences than allowed during the 2023 session under an anti-walkout law, but is not involved in a lawsuit by other Republican senators seeking re-election.
The state ethics commission is already investigating other aspects of Shemia Fagan’s conduct while in office, including her side gig with a cannabis company.
Oregon’s prior emergency management director, Andrew Phelps, was one of several agency heads who left after Kotek’s election
A new state law will automatically add Medicaid recipients to state voter rolls, but only if the federal government allows the Oregon Health Authority to share data.
Federal wildland firefighters received temporary raises last year that are set to expire at the end of September. A bipartisan group is pushing to make raises permanent.