Cover Oregon is beginning to resemble a soccer ball.
After Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) on Friday vowed to introduced legislation abolishing the scandal-plagued public corporation formed to establish a health insurance exchang...
Oregon's most senior lawmaker, Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem), who first won election to the Legislature in 1980, usually gets what he wants, especially with Democrats in control of both legislative chambers and the governor's office.
Today, Courtney said he wants Cover Oregon, the state's scandal-plagued health insurance exchange, to disappear, and he will introduce legislat...
A British citizen who allegedly tried to establish a terrorist training camp in the Klamath County town of Bly in 1999 is heading back to the U.S. to face criminal charges, CNN reports today:
Haroon Rashid Aswat is wanted in a case dating back to 1999. Aswat, a British national, was...
Big donors are piling cash into the campaign to support Measure 90, the November ballot measure that would end Oregon's partisan primary system.
Filings with the elections division show new contributions from Associated Oregon Industries ($50,000), Portland insurer The Standard ($25,000), Portland property magnate Greg Goodman ($15,000) and Harsch Investment G...More
City Commissioner Steve Novick is not much accustomed to the slings and arrows of a skeptical public or press.
He's taken heat from both for the proposed new transportation funding measure he and Mayor Charlie Hales have pursued this year.
But this week, Novick will finalize More
It's easy to understand the general motivations of those who support Measure 91, the marijuana legalization initiative on the November ballot: consumers, entrepreneurs and libertarians.
As WW has reported, More
Dennis Richardson, the GOP candidate for governor, has a new ad out and it's aimed at the group that loves incumbent Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber the most—women voters. Polling shows that Kitzhaber's strongest support comes from well educated women, and particularly, young women. The new ad produced by state Rep. Richardson (R-Central Point) is short—just 15 seconds�...
Opponents to Measure 92, the November ballot initiative that would require labeling of genetically-modified foods, have begun funding what is likely to be a multi-million dollar campaign.
Filings with the Oregon secretary of state today show the No on 92 campaign raised $150,000 from the Grocery Manufacturers Association, $82,000 from Monsanto and $58,150 from Dupont Pi...More
A former regular at Club Sesso says the sex club’s manager spoke of a special relationship with the fire bureau.
The city of Portland’s investigation of a high-ranking officer at Portland Fire & Rescue who allegedly protected a downtown sex club from being cited for code violations may now expand into a