OREGON NEWS: The sweeping drug addiction proposal reverses parts of Measure 110, recriminalizing possession of small amounts of drugs and expanding treatment options.
The sweeping drug addiction proposal now heads to the Senate for a final vote before the session ends.
Obie Rutledge, who was sworn in as secretary of the Oregon Senate this month, is known around the Capitol as a “rules nerd,” combining speed-reading prowess with a friendliness toward all.
Former Salem legislator Denyc Boles said she is no longer seeking the Republican nomination for Oregon’s 6th Congressional District.
Democrats in the Legislature plan to create a new class of misdemeanor and add opportunities to avoid jail and enter treatment
Peterson’s exit means a head-to-head matchup between Bynum and 2022 nominee McLeod-Skinner in one of the most competitive races in the U.S.
The law allows school districts to add cameras to buses to catch and ticket drivers who break traffic laws.
State lawmakers are considering bills that would get Salem an annual payment from the state and help fund a YMCA service center in the old Statesman Journal building downtown.
The Coalition for Safe, Healthy and Prosperous Communities doesn’t disclose donors but has spent big to help Republicans, including Salem Rep. Kevin Mannix.
A Senate bill would prevent districts from banning textbooks or library books because they include stories about protected groups.