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The Oregon Government Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday that former Gov. John Kitzhaber violated state ethics law and used his office for personal gain.
Oregon lawmakers approved a measure Thursday to strengthen the state's gun laws.
Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, resigned this week over allegations of sexual harassment. But lawmakers say there is still work that needs to be done at the Oregon Capitol.
local | News | Environment
This week on "OPB Politics Now," we’ll discuss the policies both Oregon and Washington are considering to tackle climate change at the state level.
Oregon state Sen. Jeff Kruse has resigned his post in the Legislature after an investigation revealed a pattern of unwanted touching and harassment at the Capitol.
Despite increasing pressure to resign after an investigation unveiled a pattern of unwanted touching and harassment, Roseburg Republican Jeff Kruse will keep his job as state senator.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown urged lawmakers Wednesday to consider strengthening the state’s gun laws by closing what’s been dubbed the “boyfriend loophole.”
An investigation into behavior by Oregon Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, released Tuesday states Kruse has a pattern of "engaging in unwelcome physical contact toward females in the workplace."
More than half of the women surveyed in a new poll conducted for OPB said they have been sexually harassed.
Gov. Brown said Oregon is in the midst of an economic recovery, but that too many people are still struggling in the state.
Oregon legislators will be starting a short session, which is held in even years. We talk about what’s on the agenda in the latest episode of "OPB Politics Now."
When President Donald Trump takes the stage next week for the State of the Union address, several young Oregonians who have a stake in the ongoing immigration debate will be in the audience.
Oregon voters have overwhelmingly approved a package of health care taxes to ensure low-income Oregonians will keep their health coverage.
Since Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Oregon’s lone Republican congressman, Greg Walden, has enjoyed a higher profile and more power. But with more influence comes extra scrutiny.
Transportation | local | News
There are still a lot of unanswered questions about why the Amtrak 501 train hit a 30 mile per hour curve at nearly 80 miles per hour. But here’s a snapshot of what we do know.