Gov. Kate Brown will release the final list of priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccine at a press conference today. Officials with the governor's office, say the eligibility and maximum target date will be:
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Gov. Kate Brown will release the final list of priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccine at a press conference today. Officials with the governor's office, say the eligibility and maximum targe…
A one-day Republican walkout in the Oregon Senate on Thursday was sparked by Gov. Kate Brown's announcement that she will extend the COVID-19 state of emergency until May 2.
More than 150,000 Oregonians remain out of work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but income tax collections that support state services and public schools are likely to exceed pre-pand…
New legislation could give Oregon’s pandemic-battered film industry a much-needed boost.
A steep drop in COVID-19 infections nationwide was reflected Tuesday with 16 Oregon counties improving their infection risk levels.
A Senate hearing on legislation to alter state gun laws drew a cavalcade of passionate opposition.
Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature are uniting to reset the clock on delays that would cut them out of drawing political maps for the 2022 election.
Oregon vaccinates teachers before seniors.
Fewer infections and more vaccine is giving Oregon a boost in its fight against COVID-19, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden cautioned critics against being too hasty to repeal the legal shield for information service providers for content posted on their platforms.
Most Oregon counties would maintain or improve their COVID-19 risk rating next week according to preliminary data from the Oregon Health Authority.
After a double-dose of winter storms across the Willamette Valley knocked out power to hundreds of thousands from Portland to Salem, state government is trying to thaw out a few hot issues.
The acting director says the Oregon Employment Department is devoting more attention to preventing and fighting fraud, by hiring more people and training others, as the agency pays out a recor…
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State Rep. Diego Hernandez has sued the Oregon Legislature, the House speaker and the co-leaders and a staffer of its conduct committee that recommended his expulsion from the House on allegat…
The state has agreed to pay $1.66 million to buy 20 acres in Redmond as the site for a new Oregon National Guard Readiness Center.
A new report from Portland State University shows that an avalanche of looming evictions across Oregon could come with an eye-popping cost to society: $3.3 billion.
Billy Williams has resigned after six years as the top federal prosecutor for Oregon.
With January's ceremonial start of the year out of the way, both Congress and the Oregon Legislature have moved on to sometimes turbulent issues, including disciplinary action against their ow…
Twelve counties will see fewer COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and activities beginning Friday as the state dropped risk level ratings for counties due to a decline in new infections.
The gap between COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and availability will make for a chaotic start to age-based inoculations next week.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer has renewed his push for legislation requiring a presidential declaration of national emergency related to climate change.
Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, voted on Thursday against removing controversial freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., from all committee assignments.
Face masks and social distancing are likely to remain a fixture of the shopping and working experience for some time, according to the state's employee safety department.
The Legislature and Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan appear headed for a showdown over who will control redistricting of legislative and congressional maps to be used in the 2020 election.
When the Oregon Health Authority issued its weekly list of which of the state's 373 zip codes that had the highest number of new COVID-19 cases, No. 1 caught the eye of Oregon politics.
Oregon’s declining three-month unemployment rate will mean the end of benefits to some people under one federal program.
Five lawmakers on an Oregon House subcommittee will focus on the state’s policing practices and the people who carry them out.
Oregon House Republicans disowned an official Oregon Republican Party claim that the riot at the U.S. Capitol was a "false flag" operation by Democrats to politically damage then-President Don…
Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday ordered 32,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines redirected to the Portland area instead of going to other parts of the state.
Gyms can reopen under tight guidelines to control COVID-19 infections, Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday.
Democratic leaders on Monday said they hope for bipartisanship in the 2021 Oregon Legislature.
Falling COVID-19 infection rates will allow the state to lift some restrictions on businesses and activities over the next three weeks, the state's top health official said Monday.
Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that she will stick with her controversial plan to vaccinate school staff ahead of elderly residents.
Kate Brown gave an unusual state of the state talk, her next to last as Oregon’s governor.
After a two-day delay caused by FBI reports of possible right-wing attacks on state capitals, the Oregon Legislature got down to the business of the 2021 session.
Oregon political leaders react to the inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States:
Gov. Kate Brown has praised the proposal by now-President Joe Biden for another round of federal aid to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, including direct aid to states and communities.
Oregon is once against scrambling its priority list for COVID-19 vaccinations, with some seniors pushed from next weekend to March.
Embattled state Rep. Mike Nearman offered his first response Tuesday night to disclosures that he let anti-lockdown protesters enter the closed Capitol during a Dec. 21 special session of the …
Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, voted against impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday, joining most House Republicans in a losing effort to avoid a stinging rebuke to the president in his …
The Oregon Legislature returned to the Capitol on Monday amid a raging pandemic that has the Salem area under an "Extreme Risk" list for COVID-19 infections.
With Democrats in control of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House, with Democrat Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration approaching, Americans can expect a large, long-term package of aid to help get thro…
Right-wing demonstrators and supporters of President Donald Trump rallied outside the Oregon State Capitol on Jan. 6 as part of a nationwide protest of the 2020 Election results.
In a day scarred by a historic violent attack on the U.S. Capitol as Congress met, shaken lawmakers insisted on resuming a session that went late into the night to approve the Electoral Colleg…
Oregon's congressional delegation found themselves trapped by protestors who stormed the Capitol in protest of the Electoral College vote to verify the election of Joe Biden as President.
U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz of Ontario has called for an investigation of the 2020 presidential election, a move that would delay and possibly derail the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victor…
Although a record number of Oregonians voted in the 2020 general election, the number of ballots rejected for technical reasons dropped from the 2016 general election.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld a 2019 ruling that found the state psychiatric hospital in contempt for failing to quickly admit incarcerated persons found unfit to stand trial.
When Bev Clarno published her memoir four years ago, she figured her public life was over long ago.
With the support of Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam, Estacada Mayor Sean Drinkwine, Troutdale Mayor-elect Randy Lauer and Gresham City Councilor-elect Sue Piazza, among others, multiple metro area bu…
The vast majority of Oregon residents will ring in the New Year under the most restrictive COVID-19 risk levels, Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday.
Gov. Kate Brown abruptly announced new rules for school re-openings on Wednesday afternoon, making former directives optional and allowing districts to open if they follow safety precautions.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed many aspects of life, but a wholesale Christmas tree farm headquartered in Estacada is seeing the opposite effect.
Thousands of Oregonians may have to wait a little longer for payments, but action by Congress could ensure that their unemployment benefits will continue through March 13.