Gov. Brown offered only a vague explanation for her sudden decision Wednesday.
Majority shot down effort to substitute legislation to reduce penalties and add veterans as a protected class.
Bills proposed in Oregon would create a commodity commission and seed certification process for hemp
A proposed bill in Oregon would remove a barrier to lawsuits over alleged pesticide damages.
Read said Tuesday that he sees a “path forward” for public ownership of about 82,500 acres of the Elliott Forest in Coos and Douglas counties.
The proposal is one a legislative committee is considering for a transportation package this session.
The combined staff will grow by two full time equivalents, and need larger offices.
A bill proposes to remove grading requirements for eggs sold directly to consumers in Oregon.
State party leaders try to end rift between Clinton and Sanders supporters to prevent GOP advances.
DAS recommends hiring consultants to help work out problems at the department.
A proposed bill would prohibit county ordinances that discriminate against specific species of livestock.
Veterans and their supporters say governor isn’t meeting spirit of Measure 96 and its allocation of lottery money.
Proponents of the statewide proposal say the U.S. is the only developed nation that doesn’t offer the benefit.
The bill now heads to the House of Representatives, where it has bipartisan support.
To fix problems found in $1 million audit, DAS says it needs more outside studies.
A proposed $100 water rights fee has drawn the ire of Oregon irrigators.
A bill that would provide farmers with tax credits for half the operational cost of maintaining farmworker housing has moved out of the Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue.
The tax has proven a considerable windfall for the state, but it has also created complications for the state’s tax-collecting agency.
Critics of federal oversight of livestock antibiotics want Oregon lawmakers to pass a bill that would limit antibiotic uses.
A 2007 survey of seismic needs excluded some schools with enrollment of less than 200.
That level of spending is equal to a 9- to 11-cent increase in the gas tax, but the revenue would likely come from a variety of sources.
Like other agricultural products, cannabis is subject to pesticide testing, but the regulatory structure is a work in progress.
A bill in Senate Judiciary would give a pseudonym to sex crime victims and witnesses during grand jury indictments.
New rules for fishing on the lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington.
A bill under consideration in Oregon would allow landowners to sue biotech patent holders over trespass by genetically engineered crops.
Analysis says additional Medicaid expenses would cost the state $4.6 billion through 2023.
Oregon’s House Agriculture Committee held a hearing March 16 on the proposed reversal of state pre-emption of local GMO restrictions.
Former transportation commissioners say the commission should regain authority over ODOT’s director.
Oregon House revives measure rejected by state Senate three other times in last 10 years.
Two bills proposed in Oregon would ease new dwellings and let people live in recreational vehicles on farmland.
New poll shows Oregon has a spending problem, but voters would support biz taxes if it goes to education.
The Association of Northwest Steelheaders submitted a petition last week signed by nearly 6,000 people calling on Gov. Kate Brown to remove Commissioner Bruce Buckmaster over his support for commercial gillnetting.
Former state Rep. Peter Buckley accepted a position Tuesday as Gov. Brown’s senior adviser focused on potential revenue and state pension reform.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says president’s new executive order “should join its sister executive order in the trash bin of history.”