Cover Oregon, the state's health insurance exchange, has received more than 230,000 unique website visitors and 7,300 phone calls after nearly a week of existence, but the website is still not able to finish enrolling applicants in coverage.
Nearly a year after beginning a push to convince Oregon lawmakers to stem the growing costs of public-employee pensions, Gov. John Kitzhaber got his wish.
While some local services are being impacted by the government shutdown, the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program isn't one of them.
Donald Hancock is about to head to Washington D.C. thanks to Honor Flight of Oregon, which sets up trips for veterans who want to visit the capital. But if the government shutdown isn't solved, virtually all sights will be closed.
The Oregon Legislature on Wednesday approved a series of bills on pensions, taxes and genetically modified crops, then adjourned a special session after three days of work.
The website for Oregon’s new health exchange is up and running, but it won’t be fully working until later this month, meaning Oregonians will have to wait to enroll for health insurance through President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The final bill cleared the committee just after 11 p.m., setting the stage for votes in the full House and Senate on Wednesday.
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A special session of the Oregon Legislature got off to a slow start Monday as Gov. John Kitzhaber and legislative leaders tried to hold together a flimsy agreement on pension cuts, tax changes and agricultural regulations.
The Port of Portland rejected an ad for the Portland Airport that is currently up at the Eugene Airport. The ad looks like a tourism promotion for Oregon but depicts a clearcut hillside with the slogan, "Welcome to Oregon, Home of the Clearcut."
A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.
Ready or not, national health care reform is coming to Oregon. But what does it mean for you? That depends on who you are.
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Monday called lawmakers back to Salem to work on legislation that would reduce costs in the public employee pension system and raise new revenue.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is calling lawmakers back to the state Capitol on Sept. 30 to ask them to vote on a new package of bills known as the "grand bargain." They include reforms to taxes for families and businesses.