A bill headed to the Oregon House of Representatives adds athletic trainers, chiropractors, physical therapists, others to those who can release a student athlete to play sports after a suspected concussion
Critics of the bill contend the legislation violates the state Constitution, which requires measures
Controversial bill passed with 16 votes from Democrats. One Democrat and 12 Republicans voted agains
A secretary of state’s audit found that caseloads are three to four times “higher than
Morgan, who is African-American, has spearheaded efforts to connect the Secretary of State’s Office with the state’s minority groups.
The bill is aimed at protecting consumers who are affected by mass data breaches at credit reporting agencies and other companies.
State auditors found that new Oregon tax processing software works well, but suggested extra precautions to safeguard data.
Acknowledging resistance to passing a full cap-and-invest program this year, House Democrats have proposed enacting half of a program and finishing it in 2019.
The Oregon Senate on Monday passed a bill to give resident tuition to noncitizens who have graduated from Oregon high schools.
The bill amends a plan aimed at tempering the effects of federal tax reform on Oregon’s budget.
The Oregon Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to make preliminary findings of violations. The vote prompts a period when the former governor can appeal or negotiate for a settlement.
Farmers may be expected to increase erosion control efforts due to stricter mercury pollution limits in Oregon’s Willamette river basin.
Good news of nearly $100 million more in resources met with skepticism as lawmakers wrestle with potential budget impact of federal tax changes.
The Oregon House voted 37-to-23 Thursday to close the so-called “boyfriend loophole” in state gun law.
An investigation report released Wednesday will be used as the basis for an ethics violation case against former Gov. John Kitzhaber.
The Oregon House has approved a bill requiring timely payments for all seed crops.
Legislative economists project that the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — if Oregon law is static — could mean a $220 million hit to state revenues in the current two-year budget.
Party-line vote sends measure to Senate, but impact of a Constitutional right to health care is unclear.
Oregon regulators would study sequestering carbon in forests under a proposed bill.
A bill in the Legislature comes at a time when Equifax is under fire for failing to fully reveal the extent of a data breach last year.
Leaders consider an anonymous tipline to make it easier for accusers to come forward.
The ad, scheduled for debut Sunday, attacks Gov. Kate Brown for her response to failures at the state’s day care system.
Governor’s spokesman tells paper audits are political, but auditors fire back.
The change to endangered status will likely result in stricter logging limits on state forestland.
Roseburg Republican Sen. Jeff Kruse continued to deny the allegations of inappropriate touching while tendering his resignation Thursday, Feb. 8. The resignation is effective March 15.
A key lawmaker has killed off a proposal to eventually allow urbanization of 1,700 acres in Oregon’s Washington County that are currently in a rural reserve.
A bill that would increase compensation for livestock losses based on Oregon’s wolf population has survived an initial legislative deadline.
Senate Republicans said Wednesday, Feb. 7, they decided to accept Kruse’s offer to stay away from the state capitol building in the coming weeks.
A proposed law change would prohibit domestic violence offenders who have been dating partners from possessing a firearm and would enhance information sharing about attempt to obtain a gun illegally.
Report says Oregon’s licensing system could make it difficult to detect illegal activity.
The investigator’s report was made public Tuesday, a little more than three months after the first allegations of unwanted touching, made by a fellow state senator, came to light.
Legislators hope to plug a loophole that led appeals court to reverse conviction in girls’ deaths.
An error in a 2017 land use bill would allow more “accessory dwelling units” on Oregon farmland, but lawmakers are being urged to correct the mistake this year.
Unclear what Legislature can do to fix myriad of problems facing the foster care system.