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
Although Portland voters resoundingly defeated a measure that would have fluoridated the city's drinking water last year, national guidelines are moving in the other direction.This week, the American Dental Association ratcheted up its guidelines for toddlers, suggesting that ...
Today, the Oregon Senate paid tribute to the Oregon blues musician Curtis Salgado, who toured with acts such as Santana and Bonnie Raitt and was reportedly an inspiration for the Blues Brothers movie.
"We, the members of the Seventy-seventh Legislative Assembly, honor Curtis Salgado," reads More
The House Committee on Transportation and Economic Development today voted six to four to move a bill that would keep the Oregon-only version of the Columbia River Crossing project alive. The vote came after six hours of public testimony over two days, and went through on a party line basis.
House Bill 4113 now moves to the budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee, where members wh...
Ahead of today's hearing on the Columbia River Crossing Project, CRC proponents have clouded the debate with two pieces of misinformation.
First, the economic consequences of not moving forward are being over-stated.
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
As Portland Public Schools and the Portland Association of Teachers slide toward a strike, the district is advertising for replacements on Craigslist. The district and the union will meet today with a state mediator to try to head off would would be the first work stoppage in PPS history. Here's the ad:
PPS Temporary Replacement Workers & Student Support Staff (P...
House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) announced today there will in fact be a hearing on the Columbia River Crossing project during the current legislative session.Members of both chambers have expressed reluctance to revisit the current $2.8 billion Oregon-only version of the CRC. Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) has expressed strong reservations about moving forward...
The Portland Timbers and Thornsannounced today that the name of the city-owned stadium in which they play is changing from Jeld-Wen Field to Providence Park.
Longtime Portlanders will remember that the venue was c...