Rep. Jeff Helfrich, R-Hood River, takes over for Rep. Vikki Breese-Iverson, R-Prineville.
The governor, who lives in Salem, said she has concerns about the impact of a wage tax on state employees.
Oregon officials want to change the state’s addiction treatment system system to motivate people to get help.
The governor is asking state police to lend their expertise to help Portland and Multnomah County seize drugs and go after fentanyl dealers.
Oregon landlords subject to the state’s rent control law can raise rent at most 10% in 2024.
A series of legislative meetings this week will preview major issues facing Oregon for the 2025 session, including behavioral health, housing, tolling and the Pac-12 shakeup.
The Oregon Court of Appeals in Salem will decide whether prisoners can be held for longer than 15 days in solitary confinement.
State officials said Covid infections are increasing in Oregon as they urge a new round of vaccinations. Free Covid testing kits are again available.
Student proficiency in English language arts and math remain 10 percentage points below pre-pandemic levels, but declines appear to be leveling off.
Salem Reporter wants your input on which cuts or other strategies city leaders should consider if voters don’t approve a payroll tax in November.