SALEM, Ore.– Oregon Democratic lawmakers held a press conference Tuesday to express their frustrations with the Republican Senate walkouts. Senate Republicans are entering their fifth straight week of walkouts, with seemingly no end in sight. This is also the fifth ...

SALEM, Ore.– Ashland State Senator Jeff Golden is introducing a new bill that would create a permanent source of funding for wildfires. But it might be unpopular with some. The bill aims to take around 30% of the $5.5 billion ...

Author: Pat Dooris, Jamie Parfitt SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — During a long legislative session like this one, Oregon lawmakers usually pass hundreds of bills that collectively impact millions of people in ways both large and small. But much of that ...

SALEM, Ore.– Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they plan to return to the Senate on the very last day of the legislative session. The walkout is currently is now in its 15th day Tuesday. Now, Republicans are announcing they won’t return ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Senate Republicans said they plan to put an end to their walkout. Senate Republicans sent out a press release Tuesday saying Democrats and Senate President Rob Wagner are threatening to shut down the government if Republicans ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore.  (KGW)— An Oregon investigation into political contributions made by an executive at disgraced cryptocurrency firm FTX is being referred for potential criminal charges, the Secretary of State’s office announced on Thursday. The investigation stems from a ...

SALEM, Ore. – The GOP walkout in Salem continues and now 10 Republican senators have reached 10 or more unexcused absences. The main reason Republicans are denying the Oregon State Senate a quorum is House Bill 2002. They say it’s ...

Author: KGW Staff SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Late last month, U.S. Marshals assisted in the arrest of a man accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old woman in Salem in March. Aaron Anderson, 20, of Portland was arrested in Sacramento, ...

SALEM, Ore.– State Senate Republicans continued their walkouts for a 10th day Monday, after weekend negotiations between Democrats and Republicans failed to produce a solution. Senate Republicans said in a statement Monday, that weekend negotiations were not done in good ...

Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — All cities in Oregon will soon be allowed to use photo radar to enforce speed limits. Governor Tina Kotek signed a bill on Monday, expanding photo radar enforcement statewide. Under House Bill 2095, ...

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