OREGON NEWS: Three state senators lost a federal lawsuit they used to get on the ballot for reelection despite unexcused absences. A judge said he couldn’t find that it would be in the public interest to allow their move.
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Oregon’s attorney general announced she would not run for re-election. Her job as head of the Oregon Department of Justice is up for election in 2024.
Stacy Chamberlain will no longer lead Oregon AFSCME, a union representing more than 35,000 government workers after an internal complaint raised concerns about her leadership in June.
A firewall update led to Internet outages at multiple state agencies Wednesday, hindering progress as the Legislature works through hundreds of bills during the final days of the session.
AT THE CAPITOL: Republican leaders in the Oregon Legislature are calling for an investigation into OLCC’s costly new warehouse. They also want a probe into the so-called bourbon scandal. Gov. Tina Kotek earlier requested such an investigation.
AT THE CAPITOL: A bipartisan bill pending at the Oregon Legislature would allow more self-service gasoline – while mandating attendants in some areas of Oregon.
As Oregon’s first Chief Data Officer, Kathryn Darnall Helms helps state agencies gather and use information about everything from cow manure to worker’s compensation disputes.
Average November temperatures this year in Salem dropped compared to 2021.
With freezing temperatures forecasted for Thursday night, an overnight warming shelter will open.
Lisa Letney, an outspoken advocate for people who are homeless in Salem, died on Nov. 7 leaving behind a legacy of leading with empathy.
Oregon teens haven’t been automatically pre-registered to vote for years when getting an ID or permit at the DMV, the Secretary of State’s office said Monday, affecting nearly 7,800 voters statewide.