In a letter to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Governor Kitzhaber said he's fired state managers in charge of Cover Oregon, and now it's time to hold accountable the website's main technology contractor.
Oregon's college tuition is high, and state support for financial aid is low compared with other states. State treasurer Ted Wheeler wants Oregon to take on debt of its own to help students out.
Friends, colleagues and a who's who of Oregon politicians packed the House chamber in Salem to remember former Gov. Vic Atiyeh, the nation's first Arab-American governor and the last Republican to hold the job in Oregon.
The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.
The City of Eugene says the Eugene 4J School District can't build the new Roosevelt Middle School as planned. The fallout could affect the Eugene YMCA's plans to build a new facility, too.
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century.
Oregon's voter participation rate hit a near record low for the modern era in the May primary. That begs the question: Why?
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million.
Looking to set up a pot shop? Don't come to Coos Bay.
During the first month of legal marijuana sales in Washington state, stores sold just under $3.8 million, which is expected to bring in more than $1 million in state taxes, the state reported on Friday.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, a move he said would create governments that are more manageable and responsive to residents' needs.
Oregon's candidates for U.S. Senate are taking differing views of Monday's Supreme Court decision on insurance coverage for contraceptives.
An ordinance that gradually increases the minimum wage in Seattle to $15 an hour was approved Thursday by a City Council committee, setting up a full council vote next week.
In the wake of the killings in Santa Barbara, some state lawmakers want a way loved ones can report someone who is a threat for violence, with a process then to temporarily remove guns from that person.