Local Politics

Politics Do you feel safe downtown? In your neighborhood? Survey says ... Do you feel safe downtown? In your neighborhood? Survey says ...(Video)
The community survey is available online. Hard copies are available at Municipal Court, 1102 Lincoln Street in Eugene. In addition, students from the University of Oregon and other community volunteers will be conducting "intercept surveys" with members of the public beginning in the downtown neighborhood. The City will collect survey responses through March, 2, 2014.
Politics Compromise reached on local rules for pot outlets Compromise reached on local rules for pot outlets
The Senate Judiciary Committee reached a compromise Thursday on a measure that would allow cities and counties to restrict some aspects of how medical marijuana dispensaries operate, but the bill does not go far enough for those that want the authority to ban the facilities altogether.
Politics Snowstorm halts Oregon legislative session
The cancellation will increase pressure on lawmakers as they try to wrap up the legislative session within the 35 days allowed under the state constitution. All bills that aren't approved in a committee by next Thursday will die.
Politics Civic Stadium: Schools chief recommends City's proposal Civic Stadium: Schools chief recommends City's proposal
The superintendent of the Eugene 4J School District recommends the school board pick the City of Eugene's plan for Eugene Civic Stadium over competing proposals from the Eugene YMCA and a developer working with retailer Fred Meyer.