Articles tagged with: Senate

04 May 2015

Oregon one step closer to allowing self gas pumping

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon drivers haven't pumped their own gas since 1951.Now motorists on rural roads in Oregon are one step closer to pumping gas again. Under a bill passed unanimously by the house, gas sta ...

24 February 2015

Funding fight continues

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The Senate is considering a deal that would pass a Homeland Security funding bill derailed by a separate fight over President Obama's executive orders on immigration.The possible breakt ...

12 February 2015

Congress sends Obama pipeline bill

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. D.C. -- President Obama could be preparing to use his veto powers for the first time against the new Republican-led Congress.   Wednesday night the House passed a final version of a bill, aut ...

28 January 2015

Bicycle license bill headed to Oregon Senate

Posted in Regional

 Salem, Ore.-- Oregon Senate is looking at a bill that would require bicyclists to get a license. State legislators are back in session on Monday. Senate Bill 177 states that Oregon residents ages ...

22 May 2014

Klamath Basin water legislation introduced in Senate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A senate bill has been introduced, aimed at solving water conflicts in the Klamath Basin...but the legislation isn't without opposition. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley int ...

02 May 2014

Political Chat: National money flowing to Oregon's Senate primary

Posted in Politics

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) On Fridays, OPB talks politics. This week has been full of political news. Cover Oregon's leaders want to switch from their broken website to the federal healthcare.gov - but t ...

16 April 2012

Selling The "Buffett Rule"

Posted in Local, Politics

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Medford, Oregon -- With one more day before taxes are due, many have money on the mind and today taxes for the wealthiest were at the center of a controversial vote in the Senate. The Buffett Rule ( ...