Politics

12 February 2015

Kitzhaber called to resign by own party members

Posted in Politics, Local

Oregon politics have never seen anything like it, calls for Governor John Kitzhaber to resign from multiple leaders of his own party. "Governor John Albert Kitzhaber, I am sorry," Senate President, ...

11 February 2015

Obama asks to extend ISIS fight

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress to formally authorize an expansion of the U.S. war against ISIS, including the use of American ground forces in Syria.His request sets up the first wa ...

20 January 2015

Obama expected to urge congress to cut middle class taxes

Posted in Politics

Expanding America's economic comeback is the theme of President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night. He's also expected to talk about the rising income gap and tax hikes and breaks. The White H ...

19 January 2015

State of the union: what to expect

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama delivers his State of The Union address this week and it's already drawing criticism from Republicans on Capitol Hill.The GOP is now in control of both chambers of Congr ...

09 January 2015

Oregon and Ohio politicians wage bets before college football championship game

Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- There’s a lot at stake in Monday’s College National Championship Game, bragging rights to the national title and of course, nuts, beer, cheese and lasagna.Governors John Kitzhaber has p ...

07 January 2015

OLCC wants your opinion on how the state should handle marijuana sales

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Ore. --- The Oregon Liquor Control Commission wants your thoughts on how the state should handle marijuana sales.A survey at marijuana.oregon.gov went online Tuesday and quickly got over 4,000 respo ...

31 December 2014

New law regarding minors and alcohol to start January 1st

Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- Starting January 1st, teens caught with alcohol will be protected by a new law, but only for a very specific reason.House bill 40-94 will provide medical amnesty, so to speak, to youth cau ...

25 December 2014

Oregon veterinarian released from East Timor prison

Posted in Politics, Local, U.S. & World News, Regional

PORTLAND, ORE. -- Stacey Addison, an Oregon veterinarian, was released from a prison in the nation of East Timor on Christmas day, after being held for several months.  Addison was arrested in Sept ...

11 December 2014

Measure 92 supporters concede defeat

Posted in Politics, Local, Regional

Ore. --- Supporters of the Oregon measure requiring labeling of genetically modified foods conceded on Thursday.The 'Yes on Measure 92' campaign announced it was ending its efforts two days after lo ...

30 November 2014

Gov. Kitzhaber to announce budget Monday

Posted in Politics, Local

Salem, Ore. -- Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is expected to release his budget plan for the next two years on Monday. The governor will propose ways to spend $17.7 billion in the general fund, that ...