OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are in Salem this week holding hearings on issues that are likely to get a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session.
OPB |July 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.
OPB |March 12, 2014 12:20 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll get some analysis of state and local races following Tuesday's candidate filing deadline.
OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.
MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.
OPB |Feb. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Democratic lawmakers want to redirect unclaimed money from class action lawsuits to help fund legal aid for people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.
OPB |Feb. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers must wrap up the 2014 legislative session by March 9, but many are hoping to finish up before that deadline.
OPB |Feb. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday on a proposal to build a new bridge across the Columbia River without funding from Washington state.
OPB |Feb. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.
THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.
OPB |Feb. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: The latest economic forecast shows more money for Portland schools, but not the overall funding boost lawmakers were hoping for.
OPB |Feb. 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: The legislature has 35 days to tackle a wide range of issues. What is at the top of the agenda for leaders in both parties?
OPB |Feb. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.
OPB |Feb. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: Lawmakers begin a short session in which they hope to address guns, marijuana, the 1-5 bridge, and plenty more.
OPB |Jan. 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: We'll check in with our Capitol reporter about the issues that will shape the 2014 legislative session.
OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.
OPB |Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.
THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.
OPB |Dec. 11, 2013 12:40 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with the newly confirmed head of the Oregon Lottery, former Labor Commissioner, Jack Roberts.
OPB |Nov. 20, 2013 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers are gathering in Salem this week to lay the groundwork for the February session. They also have some tough questions for Cover Oregon's executive director, Rocky King.
OPB |Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."
OPB |Sept. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.
At the behest of Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon lawmakers return for a special session on Monday, October 30th. OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us from the capitol.
OPB |Sept. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?
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