Oregon state senators approved a measure to strengthen the state’s gun laws by expanding the number of people who are banned from owning a gun in the case of domestic violence or stalking cases.
The Oregon Pain Management Commission is trying to change the way people think about pain.
After a critical audit highlighted failings at the Office of Child Welfare, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is asking for an additional $14.5 million this legislative session to hire 200 more caseworkers.
Some plea bargains presented to defendants deprive them of fundamental rights, say Oregon lawmakers who moved on Wednesday to make them fairer.
Portland has seen its sixth snowiest February in the past 75 years. There’s a chance for more on the way.
The proposed bill would reverse the funding hole impact of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by removing breaks for individuals and businesses.
Government officials in Portland and Clark County, Washington, voted Wednesday to file lawsuits against the nation’s opioid manufacturers.
The city is lowering speed limits in four areas due to changes in use and activity in those areas. More broadly, it's a testament to growth in the city.
Gov. Kate Brown appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to support a bill that would expand a ban on the purchase or possession of firearms or ammunition by people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or with restraining orders.
The issue is especially sensitive because U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently allowed federal prosecutors more leeway to pursue federal anti-marijuana laws in states like Oregon that have legalized cannabis.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is gearing up for a second round of snowfall after snow accumulation Tuesday night caused widespread closures and delays Wednesday morning.
Finding a pattern is one thing. Proving discrimination and getting changes is quite another … especially when the problems seem perfectly suited to slip through cracks in Oregon bureaucracy.