In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, Oregon's governor says she wants to pursue two gun measures that failed in this year's legislative session.
Oregon lawmakers are returning to the Capitol for a three-day flurry of meetings. It’s the first round of Legislative Days since the 2017 session adjourned July 7.
We’re taking advantage of a slow week in Oregon politics to bring you a recent conversation with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on OPB’s "Think Out Loud."
An act proposed by former gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce would prohibit Oregon state lawmakers from serving more than eight years in a 12-year period.
The Oregon Legislature went home Friday after finishing its 2017 session three days short of the constitutional deadline.
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A bill to raise transportation taxes in Oregon by $5.3 billion over the next decade passed the state House and now appears likely to become law.
The investigation followed an ethics complaint filed against the Bend Republican and likely 2018 gubernatorial candidate by the Democratic Party of Oregon in April.
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Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
Larry Campbell served as the speaker of Oregon's House of Representatives from 1991-1995. Now he has come to Cleveland as a Kasich delegate, though he was originally a Ben Carson supporter.
A bill that would ratify a decision to remove gray wolves from the Oregon Endangered Species List is awaiting the governor's signature.
We review the highlights of the state legislative session, and tackle the biggest news stories of the week with our news roundtable. We also hear how one community college is getting ready for increased enrollment. And we get the latest on Oregon's wolf population.
We hear the latest from Burns, and get a preview on the first day of the new legislative session. We'll also hear from noted local radio personality, Carl Wolfson, who is calling it quits. And we'll hear about a new initiative to make studying the medical benefits of marijuana easier.
We talk to two capitol reporters about the highlights and lowlights of the 2015 legislative session, which ended at 6:04 p.m. Monday.
TUESDAY: Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says federal laws around campus assault make victims less likely to come forward.