Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said Friday that the state needs to move more aggressively to implement tolls on the region’s entire freeway network if they are going to pay for widening projects on Interstate 5.
Oregon lawmakers will convene February 3, 2020 for this year's legislative session.
An Oregon-based youth advocacy group named Our Children's Trust and Earth Guardians filed a lawsuit in 2015 on behalf of the youngsters, seeking an injunction ordering the government to implement a plan to phase out fossil fuel emissions and draw down atmospheric carbon dioxide emission.
Authorities are cracking down on the places correspondents may go, with whom they may talk and for how long. News outlets don't want to go along.
Multnomah County commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Akasha Lawrence-Spence as their replacement for former state Rep. Jennifer Williamson, D-Portland, who resigned in December to run for Oregon secretary of state.
Smith is one of six to notify the city’s election office of plans to run for the position left open by the late Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish.
The two measures would force Oregon to transition to emissions-free electricity. They are now free to proceed.
Oregon is joining 14 states in suing the Trump administration over its decision to eliminate food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. More than 21,000 Oregonians could lose their benefits on April 1.
Refugee support agencies in Oregon can breathe more easily after a federal judge in Maryland blocked President Trump’s executive order requiring state and local leaders to “opt into” resettlement, on Wednesday.
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A new state transportation report calls for quick action on figuring out what kind of caps should go over a proposed Interstate 5 expansion project in downtown Portland. Critics say it's more important to get the design right than to rush things.
Former Portland Mayor Sam Adams wants a political comeback, and he's challenging Commissioner Chloe Eudaly.
The House and Senate Judiciary Committees met in a joint session Wednesday and discussed legislation requiring gun owners to secure their firearms when not in use.
The director of the city’s Open and Accountable Election program, Susan Mottet, said she’ll likely have to lower the match rate if she’s not granted more funding from the city.