The Oregon House voted Monday to pull a statue of Oregon pioneer Jason Lee from a prominent place in the U.S. Capitol and replace it with one of the late Mark Hatfield, one of the most influential politicians the state has seen.
Oregon legislators are considering a bill to legalize and license medical marijuana retailers, calling it a step toward reining in abuses of the state's 15-year-old effort to allow people to use pot for therapy.
Earlier this week, Douglas County commissioners were in talks about the upcoming fiscal year's budget.
A state House committee heard brief testimony Wednesday but took no action on a bill that would make coaches personally liable for the university's legal fees and other costs if they "intentionally or recklessly" commit a major NCAA rules violation.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek is backing off her refusal to allow steeper cuts to public-employee retirement benefits.
Oregon's one-casino-per-tribe policy is being tested by the Coquille Indian Tribe as it pursues a slightly different gambling operation in Medford.
Economists are scheduled to tell the Oregon Legislature on Thursday how much money they expect the state to collect over the next two years. Armed with those numbers, lawmakers will accelerate the tough balancing act of divvying up the money.
The Oregon House has given final approval to a bill that would grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the country illegally.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has asked the federal government to reject a proposal by an Oregon tribe to start a casino in Medford.
The Oregon Legislature has passed a bill that will allow hospitals to release placentas to mothers who've just given birth.
Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
Dennis Rodman sent a tweet calling on North Korea to release former University of Oregon student Kenneth Bae, who was sentenced to 15 years hard labor on accusations of plotting to overthrow the government.
As a Senate committee prepares to begin voting this week on far-reaching immigration legislation, advocates are watching warily to see whether relatively tame opposition balloons into the kind of fierce resistance that killed Congress' last attempt to overhaul the system.
You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.