Local Politics

Politics Oregon Legislature approves budget, adjourns Oregon Legislature approves budget, adjourns
The state Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
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.