Though Monday marks the national deadline to apply for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act, uninsured Oregonians have an extra month to sign up because of the state exchange's technology problems.
Hash brownies, space cakes and other pot-laced munchies won't be among the items allowed at Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries, state officials said, and that's drawn criticism from pot-shop advocates.
Bernie Madoff says there are only a few politicians he's fond of, and at the top of the list is U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden.
An independent review of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange has found poor management, an overly ambitious scope and shoddy work by technology contractor Oracle as some of the reasons for Cover Oregon's failed launch.
Oregon's attorney general told a federal court Tuesday why she believes the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages violates the federal constitutional rights of homosexual couples. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum added that Oregon is prepared to implement gay marriages if a federal judge strikes down the ban.
Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.
The FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in Washington state, even though it has conducted similar checks in Colorado — a discrepancy that illustrates the quandary the Justice Department faces as it allows the states to experiment with regulating a drug that's long been illegal under federal law.
A bipartisan effort underway in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds instead of money intended for fire prevention, lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho said Monday.
Paul Stanford, one of the nation's leading marijuana legalization advocates, doesn't only want Oregonians to have the right to smoke pot. He wants it written into the state constitution.
Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren't seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won't have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.
Former Oregon Republican Party Chairman Allen Alley says he won't be running for governor or any other elected office this year.
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.
The Oregon Senate voted Friday to let local governments temporarily ban medical marijuana stores.
Oregon cities and counties would be allowed to ban medical marijuana stores, but only temporarily, under a bill approved in the Oregon House.
A state House committee has approved a compromise measure that would allow Oregon communities to ban medical marijuana facilities, but only temporarily.