Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden asked the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to create a three-digit phone number for those thinking about taking their lives or in need of mental health support.
The Oregon secretary of state said in October that Deputy Secretary of State Leslie Cummings would vote in his place while he received cancer treatment.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a $10 billion increase in state spending over the next two years to maintain current services and fund new priorities, including mental health and orca recovery.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley says tent encampments holding migrant children for immigration violations along the U.S.-Mexico border need to be shut down.
Legislators in Oregon and Washington promise to clean up their act next year when it comes to combating sexual harassment in their own ranks.
In the midst of the #MeToo movement, Oregon’s legislative leadership said they were committed to changing the culture of the statehouse in Salem.
Bills under discussion would change state law to limit crimes punishable by death, and change standards for a death sentence.
Schrader has been critical of Nancy Pelosi’s leadership ever since Democrats lost control of the House in 2010, two years after he won Oregon’s 5th Congressional District seat.