- Police in Oregon: on-body cameras may be too costly Updated: Jul-12-15 1:05 pm
BEND, Oregon - While many have sung the praises of on-body police cameras, some departments in Central Oregon aren't sure they can foot the bill.
- Next year's legislative session begins taking shape Updated: Jul-11-15 3:53 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers wrapped up the legislative session and went home last week, but the to-do list for 2016 will be shaped from the ruins of this year's failed legislation.
- Portland Rep. Jennifer Williamson to be No. 2 House Democrat Updated: Jul-09-15 6:01 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Democrats in the Oregon House of Representatives have elected a new majority leader.
- Oregon session empowered Democratic Party's liberal wing Updated: Jul-07-15 9:13 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon will be the first state to automatically register drivers to vote and to give women access to 12 months of birth control at a time. Workers will get up to a week of paid sick leave. A controversial new global-warming initiative aims to reduce carbon pollution.
- Lawmakers in Oregon vote to aid gay veterans, strippers Updated: Jul-07-15 3:14 am
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers gave an assist to gay veterans in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session.
- Oregon pharmacists will be able to prescribe birth control Updated: Jul-06-15 10:44 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon women will no longer have to visit a health clinic for a birth control prescription starting next year.
- The Latest: Oregon Legislature adjourns 2015 session Updated: Jul-06-15 9:07 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Legislature is pressing to adjourn, perhaps as soon as Monday. Here's a look at the latest developments:
- A look at the past week in the Oregon Legislature Updated: Jul-04-15 2:04 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers had a busy week, advancing dozens of bills and finalizing the budget as they prepare to adjourn the 2015 session in the coming days. Here's a look at some of the highlights from the past week:
- Senate sends Eastern Oregon speed limit hike to governor Updated: Jul-03-15 3:02 pm
SALEM, Oregon - A plan to raise speed limits in Eastern Oregon is headed to Gov. Kate Brown.
- Senate opposes bill forcing savings of capital gains revenue Updated: Jul-03-15 2:38 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Senate has voted down a bill that aims to save higher-than-average revenue from capital gains taxes, rather than spend it.
- House approves bill making schools publish vaccine rates Updated: Jul-02-15 9:32 pm
SALEM, Oregon - House lawmakers approved a measure Thursday ordering schools in Oregon to make public the number of vaccinated students they have enrolled in their classes and to carve out those rates by each disease.
- Oregon House backs Oct. 1 start for marijuana sales Updated: Jul-02-15 7:07 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The fate of an Oregon bill allowing retail marijuana sales to begin Oct. 1 lies with Gov. Kate Brown.
- Lawmakers pass bills helping students with tuition costs Updated: Jul-02-15 5:14 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday, despite criticism the programs could be too costly or unfairly favor some students over others.
- Brown signs last of 3 ethics-related bills Updated: Jul-01-15 10:32 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Gov. Kate Brown has signed the last of three ethics-related bills she requested after Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned amid an influence-peddling scandal.
- Oregon senators pass bill tracking toxic chemicals in toys Updated: Jul-01-15 10:18 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon senators took steps to regulate toxic chemicals in children's products and toys when they approved legislation Wednesday requiring a state agency to build a list of chemicals, such as arsenic, mercury and formaldehyde, found in items made for kids under the age of 12.
- Bill would create special license plates for Trail Blazers Updated: Jun-30-15 10:07 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Portland Trail Blazers fans may soon be able to display their love for the team on their license plates.
- Marijuana bills advance in Oregon Senate Updated: Jun-30-15 7:53 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Senate has signed off on three bills setting up Oregon's legal marijuana system.