SALEM, Ore. — House Speaker Tina Kotek backed out of a deal granting Republicans an equal say in the state’s redistricting process Monday. Some people expected another Republican walkout today as a result. Instead, the special session came to an ...

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Forest Resources Institute is being asked to improve its performance and operations following an audit conducted by the Secretary of State’s Office. The audit claims the state agency’s public research and advertising efforts may be ...

SALEM, Ore. – A bill with bipartisan support could create something like a state stimulus for thousands of Oregon workers. Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would give Oregon workers bonuses for going back to work or continuing to ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Oregon Governor Kate Brown held a press conference Friday, where she discussed several covid-19 related topics. That included the launch of takeyourshot.oregon.gov, a website set up to facilitate the Oregon vaccine lottery. The state vaccination rate is currently ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon house votes to expel Representative Mike Nearman. The Republican legislator from Independence, Oregon appeared to intentionally let a group of protesters into the locked Capitol building in December. This makes State Representative Nearman the first ...

SALEM, Ore. — The RCC Ospreys Men’s Soccer team recently won its division. Rogue Community College Athletic Director, Darren Van Lehn, says the team won first place in the NWAC South Region with a 4 – 2 record. It’s the ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon legislators are each getting millions of dollars to give back to their district. The program’s funding is coming from the federal government, as COVID-19 relief. Oregon State Senators are getting $4-million. While state representatives get $2-million. ...

SALEM, Ore — Two Oregon republican state senators introduced a new bill that appears to target its GOP colleagues. State Senators Lynn P. Findley (R – Vale) and Bill Hansell (R – Athena), introduced senate bill 865 earlier this week. ...

SALEM, Ore. – An Oregon political coalition launched a new initiative aimed at stopping legislative stall tactics. Two years ago, Oregon’s Senate Republicans left the state in order to deny a quorum on a climate change bill. The minority party ...

SALEM, Ore — Senate Representatives are preparing to introduce new legislation which would send money to Black Oregonians that are descendants of slaves. “African Americans that were previously slaves, built this land and the economy… and have received nothing but ...