The Oregon Senate has backed a bill allowing motorcycles to pass between cars or trucks during highway traffic jams.
Oregon House legislators held a rare marathon public hearing Wednesday on a bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all private gun transfers. The proposal that has sped through the Legislature in the wake of an election that helped Democrats up their majorities in both chambers.
A task force reported progress on a plan for managing events with over 1,000 people at county parks.
A proposal designed to enhance parents' knowledge of vaccination rates in their children's schools goes before a key legislative committee Tuesday.
Though he has not yet announced he will be running for president next year, Jeb Bush is making his rounds throughout the country and will be in Portland Tuesday.
Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use.
Two candidates remain to fill the vacany left by Sheriff Tom Turner's departure to lead the Florence Police Department: the chief deputy - and the former Florence police chief.
With Oregon Democrats moving forward on a bill to require background checks for private gun sales, the potential political backlash is becoming apparent.
The group, 15 Now Oregon, revealed plans Friday for a statewide campaign next year. It proposes gradually raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
Seeking to turn the page on the influence-peddling controversy that toppled her predecessor, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that Oregon is "through the hardest part of that transition."
The Republican Party's most ambitious stormed into New Hampshire on Friday for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class.
Road tripping for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a dark assessment of a "stalled out" U.S. economy Monday, a judgment at odds with President Barack Obama's brighter view of what the nation has achieved on his watch.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe this summer, to speak to an economic conference in Germany and meet with business and defense leaders, among others, aides said Monday.
A Southern California lawyer is working on getting a measure on the ballot that calls for killing gays "by bullets to the head."