The labor-backed nonprofit says the initiative petitions are a response to proposals offered by the business community to tighten up Oregon constitutional provision requiring a three-fifths majority for tax bills.
Ranchers, hunters and environmentalists all found things to dislike in the proposed update to the Or
The transportation agency and its consultants will conduct modeling of the different tolling scenari
The rules stem from a law passed this year to enable individuals and organizations to restore, maint
Speaking to the Oregon Leadership Summit, Brown said proposals likely will be discussed in 2018 legislative session
Nonaffiliated voters now make up the second largest voting bloc in Oregon, yet they are disempowered from selecting officeholders by closed primaries, political districting.
Secretary of State’s Office says OHA initially withheld information needed to perform audit.
In the long term, revenues are expected to slow, as the state’s population ages and more of those people exit the labor force. Oregon collects most of its revenue from the personal income tax.
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward filed a formal complaint Nov. 14 against Sen. Jeff Kruse for unwanted touching.
Federal funding expired in September and Congress has yet to reauthorize the program.
The day after Thanksgiving has been a paid holiday for state employees since 2015, when it was negotiated as part of the state’s collective bargaining agreement.
The 25-member committee is charged with recommending tolling options for Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in the Portland metropolitan area.
The figure is on top of the state’s estimated overpayment of $74 million to coordinated care organizations.
Oregon Government Ethics Commission staff members recommended a penalty of $1,000 to settle ethics violations.
In a letter Wednesday, Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan Hanson asked the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to address whether Oregon’s sanctuary policies violate federal statute.
Sen. Sara Gelser seeks Roseburg Republican’s expulsion, claims more than a dozen women harassed.
Sens. Richard Devlin and Ted Ferrioli will join the Northwest Power Planning & Conservation Council.
Complaints allege the former governor and first lady Cylvia Hayes used their public offices for profit.
The savings program would offer tax incentives to help Oregonians to save up to $50,000 in 10 years.
Reduced revenues and cash flow for businesses due to disruptive wildfires this summer could impact their credit ratings and their access to capital.
New internal reports of processing problems in the Oregon Health Plan have arisen in the two weeks since the public learned that the state overpaid Medicaid providers to the tune of $74 million between 2014 and 2016.