By News StaffPublished: Jul 20, 2014 at 8:56 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 20, 2014 at 10:54 PM PDT
Most on the Lane County Board of Commissioners object to Eugene's planed mandatory sick leave law, and have a proposed trio of bills that would exempt some workers. 'I'm really looking at it as a much larger issue than just sick leave itself," said commissioner Sid Leiken.
By JULIET WILLIAMS Associated PressPublished: Jul 15, 2014 at 2:04 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 15, 2014 at 4:20 PM PDT
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.
By GENE JOHNSON Associated PressPublished: Jul 7, 2014 at 10:07 AM PDTLast Updated: Jul 7, 2014 at 10:07 AM PDT
With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER and GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated PressPublished: May 29, 2014 at 2:52 PM PDTLast Updated: May 29, 2014 at 2:52 PM PDT
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.