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SALEM — Claims that legislative leaders mishandled sexual harassment reports cast a shadow over the Capitol this week as lawmakers gathered to kick off the 2019 Legislature.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown wants the state to get ambitious about solving major challenges such as a homelessness, challenging legislators on Monday in her state of the state address before hundr…

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Hundreds of people poured into the Salmon Room at the Mill Hotel-Casino Thursday night for a public hearing hosted by the Oregon Department of State Lands regarding Jordan Cove LNG’s applicati…

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As a state representative in 1983, Peter Courtney introduced legislation to lower the drunk driving threshold from .10 blood alcohol content to .08.

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As a state representative in 1983, Peter Courtney introduced legislation to lower the drunk driving threshold from .10 blood alcohol content to .08.

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U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., is starting over with his Kennewick irrigation transfer bill in the new Congress since it passed the House last month but was not voted on in the Senate.

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Washington ports may have to spend hundreds of millions of dollars if the Port of Tacoma and a cargo-handling company lose a lawsuit alleging that letting rain that falls on a dock drain into …

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When state Rep. Diego Hernandez heard a rumor in May 2017 accusing him of keeping a list ranking women lobbyists at the Oregon Capitol by attractiveness, he asked legislative attorneys to investigate.

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SALEM — A five-month state investigation found that Democratic leaders in the Oregon Legislature knew legislative employees in the Capitol worked in a hostile environment amid pervasive sexual…

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Jeff Merkley answered questions on everything from immigration to climate change, health care and campaign finance at a pair of mid-valley town hall meetings on Thursday but danced around the …

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday endorsed legislation to lower the state’s drunk-driving limit, saying that she thinks society is moving toward discouraging driving after any amount of drinking.

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A wildlife biologist said bears might cause problems in the John Day area this fall as they search for food sources to replace the berries and grass burned in the Canyon Creek Complex fire last year.

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