Marriage equality is on its way to Oregon despite advocates’ tactical errors.
When Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced
last week that her office would not defend the state’s constitutional
ban on gay marriage, it signaled the decade-long battle for marriage
Lawmakers move to fix a gaping hole in class action lawsuit awards.
Earlier this month, Oregon consumers won a stunning victory over BP West Coast Products.
A Multnomah County
circuit jury found customers of BP-franchised service stations are owed
Friction between labor and management could have long-term consequences for Portland.
Two of Portland’s biggest organized labor groups spent the last week girding for the latest skirmishes in a larger campaign.
“I would never
compare myself to a brave American soldier fighting
A voracious debt collector wants to acquire Oregon property tax liens.
In 2007, Oregon lawmakers made national headlines when
they kicked payday lenders out of the state. Now one of the biggest
debt-collection companies in the U.S. wants to bring a type of lending
New scanners in downtown clubs raise privacy questions—and may be illegal.
Multnomah County and Portland police this
week suspended a new program that supplied data-gathering ID scanners
to Old Town bars after WW raised questions about whether it was legal.
A senator says he’s got the votes to pass a gun-control bill, but where are they?
The bill that some Democrats fear the most this legislative session is being pushed by a fellow Democrat.
Sen. Floyd Prozanski
(D-Eugene), whose district is a Democratic stronghold, will push
Mohamud’s case could be the first to challenge warrantless wiretapping revealed by Edward Snowden’s leaks.
Mohamed Mohamud has been cast in many roles: as a
simmering potential terrorist, as a teenager manipulated by FBI agents,
and most of all as Portland’s “Christmas tree bomber.”
But now he�
Eco Firma Farms offers a glimpse at Portland’s artisanal pot future.
Jesse is a little nervous.
don’t take people up here,” he tells me. “And I was having second
thoughts bringing you up. But then I wondered if you were worried I
might try and kill y