The movement has intensified since President Donald Trump’s election in November.
More than three years after the expansion was launched under the Affordable Care Act, the state is scrambling to finish verifying whether every Oregonian on Medicaid meets the criteria.
Critics of a bill imposing liability on GMO patent holders say it would effectively banish biotech c
The proposal first took shape in 2015 when Oregon was rocked by the Gov. John Kitzhaber influence-peddling scandal.
The bill allows self-service in 15 counties in Eastern Oregon.
A $8 billion transportation package will include shifting the authority to appoint the ODOT director from the governor to the OTC.
The tax could raise between $575 million and $600 million to cover part of the state’s costs of expanding the Medicaid pool.
The legislation, already passed by the Senate, follows concerns about a federal crackdown.
The bill allows workers who are victims of inequity to recover up to two years of back pay.
A grant for air monitoring narrowly passed Ways and Means Friday after lawmakers unleashed their dissatisfaction with DEQ.
Department of Human Services director says division has failed to get necessary results.
Oregon Health Authority says the process for determining eligibility has been hampered by old, disparate tracking systems and the failure of Cover Oregon.
A controversial House bill was amended in the Senate to win business support.
Senate bill would allow smoking lounges to provide a legal venue for renters and tourists to consume marijuana.
Houses built before 1974 are at particular risk in the event of a major earthquake.
The May revenue forecast reduces the projected budget shortfall to $1.4 billion, and raises the possibility of a personal income tax kicker.
The bill, House Bill 3192, would set aside $5 million for the next two years to help people earning up to their county’s median income a down payment on a home.
The bill makes an exception for campaigns, which will still have access to the email address lists.
The bill builds on 2013 legislation aimed at stopping the use of email lists for spamming.
The forecast is the last before the end of the session, and will provide lawmakers their best estimate the gap they must fill either through additional revenue or spending cuts
Officials must tread carefully because the Elliott State Forest is a state trust land that’s required to generate revenues for the Common School Fund.
Schools are required to submit a plan for testing, but are not required by law to test for lead in water supplies.
With Rebecca Duncan’s appointment, Oregon joins several other state high courts with women majorities.
The offer from Lone Rock Resources and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians was rejected Tuesday in favor of continued public ownership.
The Legislative Revenue Office has estimated the tax would yield a net $2 billion in new revenue.
The money for the plan would come from a combination of hikes in the gas tax and registration and license fees, tolls and new taxes on payroll and purchases of new vehicles and bicycles.
Colleen Roberts, chair of the Jackson County Commission, says its contract with AOC did not provide a return on the investment.
Fariborz Pakseresht tapped to lead the state’s largest agency.
The bill requires the Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt specific standards for such tiny houses by Jan. 1, 2018.
Plan would yield less than defeated ballot measure and replace current corporate income tax, but Republican says ‘people are still going to see it as a sales tax.’
That plan is the latest in a series of proposals from members of the State Land Board.
Senate committee considers testimony on bill that has cleared the House, but it puts off action; majority Democrats can afford to lose only one vote to ensure OK.
Trinh Tran, a lawyer who worked as a contracts and procurement officer for the agency, alleges lottery officials retaliated against him for revealing management problems.
The former senator made his comment Tuesday during a keynote speech at the 17th annual breakfast of the Portland Business Alliance.