Local Politics

Politics New Oregon laws for 2015 New Oregon laws for 2015
Oregon's most talked about new law for 2015 — legalization of recreational marijuana — does not take effect until July. Here are some of the new laws that do apply Jan. 1.
Politics New year brings new rules for Oregon workplaces New year brings new rules for Oregon workplaces
From paid sick leave for part-time workers to recreational marijuana, Oregon's employers and workplaces face a slew of new local, state and federal requirements starting January 1, 2015.
Politics 2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization 2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into neighboring states.