To fix problems found in $1 million audit, DAS says it needs more outside studies.
A proposed $100 water rights fee has drawn the ire of Oregon irrigators.
A bill that would provide farmers with tax credits for half the operational cost of maintaining farmworker housing has moved out of the Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue.
The tax has proven a considerable windfall for the state, but it has also created complications for
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
A 2007 survey of seismic needs excluded some schools with enrollment of less than 200.
That level of spending is equal to a 9- to 11-cent increase in the gas tax, but the revenue would likely come from a variety of sources.
Like other agricultural products, cannabis is subject to pesticide testing, but the regulatory structure is a work in progress.
A bill in Senate Judiciary would give a pseudonym to sex crime victims and witnesses during grand jury indictments.
New rules for fishing on the lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington.
A bill under consideration in Oregon would allow landowners to sue biotech patent holders over trespass by genetically engineered crops.
Analysis says additional Medicaid expenses would cost the state $4.6 billion through 2023.
Oregon’s House Agriculture Committee held a hearing March 16 on the proposed reversal of state pre-emption of local GMO restrictions.
Former transportation commissioners say the commission should regain authority over ODOT’s director.
Oregon House revives measure rejected by state Senate three other times in last 10 years.
Two bills proposed in Oregon would ease new dwellings and let people live in recreational vehicles on farmland.
New poll shows Oregon has a spending problem, but voters would support biz taxes if it goes to education.
The Association of Northwest Steelheaders submitted a petition last week signed by nearly 6,000 people calling on Gov. Kate Brown to remove Commissioner Bruce Buckmaster over his support for commercial gillnetting.
Irrigation districts in Oregon are butting heads with city governments over two bills related to water.
Former state Rep. Peter Buckley accepted a position Tuesday as Gov. Brown’s senior adviser focused on potential revenue and state pension reform.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says president’s new executive order “should join its sister executive order in the trash bin of history.”
Debate over a proposed bill that requires Oregon to adopt dairy air emission rules recently centered on a 2008 task force report.
Proposed legislation would reduce or eliminate the deduction for taxpayers in the higher brackets.
The governor has proposed an alternative to selling the forest, but her plan would require approval by the Legislature.
The bill by Eastern Oregon lawmaker, Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, is headed to a vote in the House of Representatives.
Tax credits for biodigester would be limited under a proposed bill in Oregon.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture's proposal for expanded authority to conduct on-farm inspections has met with no resistance.
Former Rep. Peter Buckley, D-Ashland, will serve in new position of senior adviser on transformation and budget stability.
Bipartisan group of lawmakers go against the governor by supporting position of commercial fishermen.
As wolf population rises, conservationists worry Oregon will allow more wolves to be killed.
While Oregon farmers would dodge a two-week shift notice requirement under proposed predictable scheduling bills, they’d still be liable for “show-up pay.”
A new audit by the Secretary of State’s Office shows contractors often lowball bids to win contracts, then inflate the price later through change orders.
The bill from Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is designed to root out racial profiling.
The effort, Initiative Petition 1, would amend the state’s constitution to prohibit spending public funds for abortions, with certain exceptions.