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Jan 13, 2013 at 11:28 AM
The legislative tie that fostered a relatively collegial and bipartisan spirit in Salem for the past two years is coming to an end.
Aug 1, 2012 at 5:08 PM
Survivors of fallen Oregon State Police troopers used shovels to break ground Wednesday on a memorial honoring troopers killed in the line of duty.
Jan 25, 2012 at 1:49 PM
Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they'll fight Gov. John Kitzhaber's proposed overhaul of the Oregon Health Plan unless it includes limits on medical malpractice claims.
Dec 19, 2011 at 10:00 PM
Some state workers are bristling at two sets of questions asked by a health care provider that could affect the rate they pay.
Dec 8, 2011 at 6:30 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Oregon lawmakers are taking aim at U.S. Postal Service proposals to close processing centers and rural post offices.

At the federal level, Rep. Peter DeFazio has introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at the...
Dec 8, 2011 at 4:00 PM
Oregon lawmakers are taking aim at U.S. Postal Service proposals to closeprocessing centers and rural post offices.
Apr 29, 2011 at 10:31 AM
Records released by the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System showed that Kitzhaber began collecting a PERS pension of $39,125 a year on July 1, 2006, at the age of 59.
Apr 6, 2011 at 9:06 AM
Governor John Kitzhaber pushes the Legislature to change education in Oregon.
Mar 24, 2011 at 8:17 PM
The state Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to require that school districts offer free full-day kindergarten to all students by 2015.
Feb 10, 2011 at 1:23 PM
Oregon state Senate Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli says he doesn't need any advice from foreigners about protecting wolves.
Feb 9, 2011 at 2:54 PM
Opponents of a statewide ban on plastic checkout bags said Tuesday they will push for an alternative measure that would promote recycling and prohibit Oregon cities from banning plastic bags.
Nov 30, 2010 at 1:02 PM
Senate GOP leader Ted Ferrioli announced Tuesday that he'll seek the recount in Senate District 3, where Democratic incumbent Alan Bates leads Republican Dave Dotterrer by 275 votes out of nearly 49,000 ballots cast.
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.
Jul 5, 2009 at 2:41 PM
Going into the session with no environmental agenda of their own, Republicans worked on "damage control." They feel they succeeded on their top priority, though they could not stop a ban on a destination resort.
Jun 25, 2009 at 8:41 PM
With just days left until the Legislature adjourns, lawmakers pushed through a $5.8 billion school funding bill, overriding the governor's veto. For nearly two weeks the governor and legislative leaders have been at odds over how to organize the school budget.