Washington, D.C. —   Oregon national lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday to expand Oregon’s vote-by-mail system nationwide. The Vote by Mail Act would require every state to provide registered voters the option to vote by mail. Oregon was the first ...

Medford, Ore. — Earlier this month the Medford City Council voted to expand an existing exclusion ordinance to the downtown area. It gives police the authority to ban people from the zone for a certain period of time if they do ...

Grants Pass, Ore., — The legislature took public testimony today on three bills aimed at creating stricter rules surrounding guns. Lawmakers say the bills close loopholes, and would make communities safer. But one local gun shop owner says he’s unsure ...

Salem, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers are taking steps to protect recreational cannabis users personal information. Senate bill 863 prohibits dispensaries from keeping record of customers’ names and birth dates. It passed both the house and the senate and is now headed ...

Washington, D.C.- Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday, just minutes ahead of a planned vote, dealing a devastating blow to efforts by President Donald Trump and the GOP to repeal and replace Obamacare. ...

Salem, Ore.- A bill being considered by Oregon’s legislature would require Oregon businesses to offer employees paid family leave. The measure would create a family and medical leave insurance program to provide covered employees with a portion of their wages ...

Salem, Ore.- Oregon legislators will hear a bill regarding transgender Oregonians Monday. House Bill 2673 is on its second reading. If passed, it would eliminate the requirement for courts to publicly post court orders changing name or gender identity. It ...

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D) introduced a new bill Thurday called the No TRUMP Act. The name is an acronmy for the No Taxpayer Revenue Used to Monetize the Presidency Act. The bill would prohibit the use of ...

Medford, Ore. — Former Deputy City Manager Bill Hoke and the city of Medford have officially parted ways. In an agreement obtained by NBC5 News, the city agreed to pay Hoke 6 months severance pay, or nearly $75,000. Hoke’s employment ...

Medford, Ore. — An Ashland man says his wife’s wishes are being ignored, despite a legal document outlining the care she did and did not want while battling Alzheimer’s disease. While she and her family believed her wishes were clear in ...

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