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Dec 10, 2012 at 11:35 AM
Kitzhaber said Nike approached the state saying they want to expand operations in Oregon, but they need certain guarantees that current tax structures won’t change, which could hurt their investment.
Aug 11, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Reports that seven Republican legislators, including the House leadership team, visited a topless bar during a vacation to southern California in January come at an awkward time for Oregon Republicans, who are trying to take control of the House in November.
Feb 8, 2012 at 10:57 AM
Economists say Oregon will take in $35 million less than was projected three months ago, an amount that isn't likely to require cuts beyond those recommended by key legislators last week.
Oct 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM
Oregon's Democratic co-speaker is running for the state Senate, giving up the potential to remain in his powerful House leadership position after the 2012 election.
Jul 19, 2011 at 11:18 AM
From a press release Rep. Andy Olson, R-Albany, has been appointed to the Commission for Comprehensive Sentencing Reform by House Co-Speaker Bruce Hanna, R-Roseburg.  Gov. John Kitzhaber created the commission by executive order to study the costs...
Apr 13, 2011 at 12:32 PM
Some things never change. It seems there's always a legislator or two in Salem certain that he knows what's best for Oregon state forests: More logging.
Mar 7, 2011 at 3:51 PM
Senate President Peter Courtney and Co-Speakers Bruce Hanna and Arnie Roblan said the portrait was removed from the capitol out of respect for the former Oregon governor's sexual abuse victim, who recently passed away.
Feb 23, 2011 at 6:44 PM
The Oregon House Judiciary Committee held the first hearing on HB 2982, one of 15 bills aimed at changes to medical marijuana law
Feb 18, 2011 at 12:20 PM
From a press release The Oregon House of Representatives Tuesday unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 10, honoring the University of Oregon football team on their outstanding 2010 season, which ended with an undefeated regular season...
Jan 27, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Two lawmakers from rural Oregon will lead the state House of Representatives in the 2011 session when the legislature begins work in earnest next week.
Jan 21, 2011 at 2:43 AM
Two captains will guide the politics in Oregon’s House this session after last November’s election left the chamber evenly split. Both co-speakers say they don’t intend to let the ship bottom out on a partisan sandbar.
Nov 3, 2010 at 10:08 AM
Republicans appeared early Wednesday to be on their way to increasing their power in Oregon's statehouse.
Oct 11, 2010 at 11:53 AM
With voters scared about the economy and sour on incumbents, Oregon Democrats are at risk of losing their supermajority in the state Legislature. Republicans say the political climate favors their candidates and issues.
Aug 26, 2010 at 3:04 PM
For the ninth time in about two years, state economists have delivered bad news to the Oregon's political leaders: Tax collections are going to be even less than we told you a couple of months ago.
Feb 26, 2010 at 4:00 AM
Thanks to legislation presented by state Reps. Bruce Hanna and Tim Freeman, Oregonians can now choose more conveniently to opt out of ethanol fuel. Still, gasoline-ethanol blends will continue to dominate gas sales in Oregon until a better solution is found.