MEDFORD, Ore. — Tuesday was the last day to file for people looking to run for office in Oregon as a major party candidate. We looked at who’s running for both state and county seats. In Jackson County, Commissioner Bob ...

SALEM, Ore. — Senate Republicans continued their walkout boycotting the controversial cap-and-trade bill at Oregon’s Capitol Tuesday. House Republicans joined in the boycott Tuesday, halting all business from being conducted in the legislature. The 2020 legislative session ends on March ...

MEDFORD, Ore — Oregon Senate Republicans took a stand for a second time on a controversial climate bill Monday, walking out of the capitol and threatening to leave the state. Senate Republicans walked out in protest of the cap-and-trade bill ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Most people have heard of a California or rolling stop, but now a new law inspired by a neighboring state is coming to Oregon. Starting in 2020, bicyclists will be allowed to treat stop signs as yield ...

OREGON– Oregon is narrowing the types of crimes that would warrant the death penalty. Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 1013 into law on Thursday. In Oregon, capital punishment applies to cases of “aggravated murder.” Previously, a number of crimes ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Tough decisions were made tonight as Southern Oregon University decided to increase tuition rates for the coming school year. The tuition hike is part of a contingency plan in the event state funding comes up short. The ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– A bill that would inject more than a billion dollars into Oregon’s public education system each year is heading to Governor Brown who has already indicated she would sign it. On Monday night, House Bill 3427 passed along party ...

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 ...

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