MEDFORD, Ore.- January 9th marks Governor Kotek’s first year in office, and she is continuing statewide efforts toward addressing the homeless crisis by signing two executive orders. The first of those orders, EO 24-02, will maintain added capacity to the state’s ...

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Senate passed The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Consent Decree. House resolution 2839, passed on December 11, restores the selected tribes’ right to gather hunt and fish on their ancestral lands. The legislation now ...

Author: Pat Dooris, Anthony Macuk (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s been just a few months since it became legal for Oregonians to pump their own gas, but that’s apparently long enough for Oregon’s largest union to conclude that it’s time to undo ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– The City of Ashland is also getting state funding from Governor Kotek’s homelessness state of emergency. Its getting $1 million. The city said it will go towards purchasing land for an emergency shelter. Ashland will partner with OHRA ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The City of Medford is receiving around $3 million from Governor Kotek’s homelessness state of emergency. Most of the money will go towards building a new permanent urban campground. The city said it’ll be on West McAndrews Road, ...

SALEM, Ore.– We’re learning more details about Governor Tina Kotek’s $130 million homeless budget package. The budget includes more than $33 million for rent assistance and other eviction prevention services. Kotek said money will keep nearly 9,000 households from becoming ...

WATCH: Tina Kotek will be sworn in as Oregon Governor and deliver her inaugural address in a ceremony scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Read more: https://www.kgw.com/article/news/poli… ...

SALEM, Ore.– A new year means a new legislative session in Salem. More than 20 new lawmakers will start Monday. Ashland Democratic Senator Jeff Golden said he wants to tackle a lot of issues this year including homelessness, mental health, ...

Author: Evan Watson (KGW) MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon Governor-elect Tina Kotek kicked off her “listening tour” in Yamhill County on Wednesday, the first stop in a plan to visit every Oregon county as she prepares to take office in ...

Republican candidate for Oregon Governor Christine Drazan conceded the gubernatorial race to Democrat rival Tina Kotek. Drazan’s campaign released the following statement on the afternoon of Friday, November 11: I want to express my deepest gratitude to all those who ...

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