Local Politics

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 House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure House looks to redo summary for drivers card measure
Supporters of a referendum granting driving privileges to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States are trying to rewrite the official summary that will appear on the ballots in November.
Politics Alcohol monitors bill advances to full Senate Alcohol monitors bill advances to full Senate
Oregon courts could get more discretion in which drunken drivers are required to use breath alcohol monitoring devices before getting behind the wheel.
Politics Wyden seeks probe in Hanford whistleblower firing Wyden seeks probe in Hanford whistleblower firing
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants an investigation into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, after two were fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns.
Politics Cover Oregon website can now enroll some people Cover Oregon website can now enroll some people(Video)
Cover Oregon rolled out its online enrollment system on Tuesday to insurance agents and community organizations, allowing them to directly enroll people with less complex situations from start to finish in one sitting.
Politics 'Your Voice, Your Vote:' Regulating and legalizing of pot in Oregon 'Your Voice, Your Vote:' Regulating and legalizing of pot in Oregon(Video)
Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden; Rob Bovett of Association of Oregon Counties; state Rep. Peter Buckley, D-Ashland; and Geoff Sugerman, co-author of the medical marijuana dispensary bill join KATU's Steve Dunn on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 to discuss issues related to local governments and whether they want dispensaries, and the legalization of pot in Oregon.
Politics Kitzhaber says he'll OK bill allowing schools to keep mascots Kitzhaber says he'll OK bill allowing schools to keep mascots
Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll sign a bill that would allow Oregon schools to retain Native American mascots under certain conditions after state lawmakers addressed concerns that led him to veto a similar measure a year ago.