SALEM, Ore. – The $2 billion dollar Student Success Act passed Monday in the Oregon Senate. It’s the largest funding package for K-12 schools in Oregon history. The Student Success Act will create a new tax on businesses that bring ...

SALEM, Ore. — A bill aiming to control marijuana production has passed the Oregon Senate. The legislation would freeze cannabis production at current levels and allow the state to not issue new production licenses to marijuana growers. Legislators said they’re ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local state representative called on fellow legislators to reject a proposed bill that would increase their salaries. The proposed bill, Senate Bill 959 would increase legislators pay by nearly 63 percent. Oregon is governed by a ...

MEDFORD, Ore.— Two bills are making their way through the Oregon legislature in an effort to make condoms and feminine hygiene products more available to students. House bill 3020 would require each public school district or public charter school to provide ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Plastic bag bans already in effect in some Oregon cities including Ashland could soon go statewide. House bill 2509 would ban single-use plastic bags and charge people 10 cents for paper, in an effort to reduce statewide ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — An effort to make college campuses safer is set to get understand in Oregon’s Capitol. The proposed law is named after Kaylee Sawyer, who was 23 when she was killed by a Central Oregon Community College security ...

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kate Brown (D) was sworn into office for her first full term as Oregon’s Governor Monday. Brown first took the seat in 2015 after the resignation of John Kitzhaber. She won the special election the following year ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore.– With a super-majority in the state legislature, it appears Democrats in the state Senate may look at a statewide rent control which would have big implications for landlords and their tenants. The debate over rent control is ...

SALEM, Ore.– One day. That’s all it took for Oregon’s legislature to pass a small business tax cut during a special session. The session, which was called by Governor Kate Brown, decided the fate of House Bill 4301 which would ...

Medford, Ore.–One of the biggest takeaways from Oregon’s recent legislative session is the efforts to combat the state-wide housing crisis. Perhaps most notable is a new program that aims to boost the amount of homeowners in the state by creating ...

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