Reps. Greg Walden and Jaime Herrera Beutler are the only lawmakers from Oregon or Washington to back the measure that seeks to curb immigration — both legal and illegal.
Children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are showing up in shelters across Oregon and Washington, according to an attorney representing the minors.
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The city of Portland is joining the international movement to restrict the use of plastic straws and other throwaway plastic utensils at restaurants and bars.
A U.S. District Court Judge in Tacoma has ruled that seven of eight claims brought by the Chinook Indian Nation will move forward.
Backers of a proposal that would have required Oregonians to lock up their guns are shelving their effort for now.
The agency said it would resume operations "once security concerns have been addressed." Protesters have camped outside since Sunday.
As recently as Monday, the head of the Department of Homeland Security said the agency is not separating family that seek asylum at ports of entry.
After a high-profile sexual misconduct case where a state senator resigned, legislative leaders asked the Oregon Law Commission to review policies to ensure the Capitol is a harassment-free workplace.
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