WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a House-passed resolution to end the threat of a rail strike. Before that happened, the Senate defeated a measure backed by progressives to offer paid sick leave. Instead, senators ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – In this last sprint toward the midterm elections, candidates across the country are making their closing pitch and voters casting their ballots in record numbers Early voter Alexandra Rhodie said, “What’s happening in this country is ...

WASHINGTON, DC. —New legislation passing this week in the Senate as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, involving climate, health care, and an economic package.  Senator Ron Wyden saying the legislation would cut carbon emissions, lower prescription drug costs in Oregon ...

SALEM, Ore.- State legislators are considering a bill that would prohibit the concealed carry of firearms in public buildings. A Senate committee heard public testimony on the bill yesterday and thousands of Oregonians voiced their opinions. Many of them opposed ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that could make it harder for local governments across the state to monitor how people live outdoors. If the bill passes, cities and counties around Oregon would be unable to enact ...

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) – Voters in Georgia have cast more than three million ballots ahead of two Senate runoff elections there. The Georgia Secretary of State’s office says that number includes mail-in and in-person voting with more than 406,000 requested ...

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 ...

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon legislature is convening for a short session starting Monday. One of the items being discussed is the controversial cap and trade bill, which resulted in a Republican walkout six months ago. When Senate Republicans walked ...

SALEM, Ore. — While Republican Senators still weren’t present Monday and weren’t over the weekend, there was still plenty of activity at the Capitol. House Republicans released a statement saying their counterparts in the senate walked out for many reasons, ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley held town halls in both Jackson and Josephine Counties Saturday. He updated constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., and answered questions about tackling the challenges facing Oregon and America. “A number ...

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