Local Politics

Politics Oregon strippers lobby for better work conditions Oregon strippers lobby for better work conditions (Photo Gallery)
Tired of watching well-meaning strangers impose their own visions for improving the plight of the strip club dancer, some of Portland's seasoned strippers are working directly with state lawmakers and professional lobbyists.
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.