Local Politics

Politics Whoville rejects City of Eugene's proposed relocation site Whoville rejects City of Eugene's proposed relocation site(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Homeless advocates and community groups handed the City of Eugene a counter proposal, opposing the city manager’s proposal for the third “rest stop” site at the southwest corner of Northwest Expressway and Chambers Street, intended to take in the people living at Whoville who have been asked to move by April 1.
Politics Cover Oregon website developer pulls 100 workers off project Cover Oregon website developer pulls 100 workers off project(Video)
Oracle Corp. is pulling nearly two-thirds of its software developers from Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange project, even though the public still doesn't have access to the promised seamless, swift sign-ups for coverage, and key features are unfinished.
Politics Oregon House OKs rewrite of driver's card ballot title Oregon House OKs rewrite of driver's card ballot title
The Oregon House voted Thursday to rewrite the ballot title for a referendum to restore driving privileges for people who can't prove they're legally in the United States, taking the rare step of throwing out language written by the attorney general.
Politics House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure
Supporters of a referendum granting driving privileges to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States are trying to rewrite the official summary that will appear on the ballots in November.
Politics Plan to divide California into 6 states advances Plan to divide California into 6 states advances
California has reached the breaking point. Or so says Tim Draper, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who is pushing a proposal to crack the nation's most populous state into pieces.
Politics 'May God bless you': Oregon trash man rescues American flag 'May God bless you': Oregon trash man rescues American flag(Video)
A garbage man finds an American flag wet and dirty in the street, but instead of throwing it in the garbage, saved it and folded it military precision. He never said a word about it, but someone else couldn't help but praise him for what she witnessed.