Opinions by the Oregon Department of Justice and Legislative Counsel indicate many small cities may have to either shut down building programs or hire building officials with three-digit salaries.
“Since this was resolved in a day, it should not impact the schedule for taxpayers to get the
Joint Committee on Student Success visits Eastern Oregon next on its statewide search for best educa
Lawmakers want a report on possible care changes by mid-September.
Knute Buehler has declined invitations for most county-level public forums and debates for the GOP nomination for governor.
President Donald J. Trump reportedly made a deal this week with a Colorado senator to protect the legal cannabis industry there, but it’s not clear whether it extends to Oregon.
The country’s state pension funds reported a $1.4 trillion deficit in 2016, up $295 billion from 2015, according to a study released Thursday by Pew’s Public Sector Retirement Systems Project.
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife released its 2017 Wolf Conservation and Management Annual Report on Thursday.
The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold open houses on five tolling options during the rest of the month.
Former legislator Mark Johnson of Hood River said he was ‘shocked’ and ‘deeply disappointed’ by group’s decision to push for his resignation.
The Cleaner Air Oregon bill will provide residents more information about the health risks of industrial air emissions.
Oregon and Washington’s new laws could be the beginning of a patchwork internet laws throughout the nation after the FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality in December.
Administrators and legislators say next CIO will face challenges updating state’s aging technology.
A report by Disability Rights Oregon shows inmates in the Behavioral Health Unit at Oregon State Penitentiary spend an average of about 23 hours a day in isolation.
Brown says she wants to help small businesses, but critics contend session has more to do with politics than policy.
A review by the Pamplin/EO Capital Bureau shows where winners bought their tickets and how they chose numbers.
Revenue Department employee uploaded spreadsheets containing names, addresses and social security numbers of at least 15,300 Oregonians to his personal cloud storage account.
State Reps. Susan McLain of Hillsboro and Teresa Alonso Leon of Woodburn plan to hear from dreamers and their families and to provide a panel of experts to answer questions.
Governor says she wants to extend special tax rates available to other small business owner to sole proprietorships.
Measures would have made it easier for Legislature to pass tax increases as counter to rival that would make tax changes more difficult.
Sen. Brian Boquist says Senate Bill 1528 could be the ideal test case to gain clarity on the definition of a revenue -raising measure.
The Independent Party of Oregon has opened it’s primary to non affiliated voters, but those voters won’t receive a traditional reminder from the Secretary of State’s Office in the mail this year.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled farmland dwellings can be rebuilt even if they were demolished longer than five years ago, reversing a
State and local governments in Oregon are helping to verify addresses and the state will hire a temporary employee to coordinate statewide efforts.
Oregon joins 17 other states, six cities and the U.S. Conference of Mayors to block the new question added by the Trump administration.
The measure would require that a person who owns or possesses a firearm to “secure the firearm with a trigger or cable lock engaged or in a locked container equipped with a tamper-resistant lock.”
After preserving dreamers’ ability to obtain resident tuition at state colleges and renew driver’s licenses, Oregon lawmakers look at ways to remove barriers to occupational licensure.
Read part of group seeking meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The settlement ends three years of investigations and media attention on an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the governor to resign in February 2015.
Opponents want governor to veto bill passed to blunt impact of federal tax overhaul on state revenue.
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber is accused of violating state ethics laws by using his office for financial gain and failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
Effort to impose limits comes as group gives Oregon an “A plus” rating for allowing unlimited contributions.
The legislation and executive order seek a more concerted statewide effort toward prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol addiction.
The appeal of a Clackamas County Circuit Court decision to block the reforms could head straight to the Oregon Supreme Court because of legislation passed earlier this year.