The embattled director of Oregon's problem-plagued health insurance exchange will be taking a leave of absence, and he says it is for medical reasons.
Emails between Cover Oregon’s top executives and his software vendor show that the troubled state health insurance exchange knew its website had problems months before the site launched.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has unveiled his long-awaited bill to boost logging on federal lands in Western Oregon to help struggling timber counties. The timber industry and conservation groups were disappointed in the bill and hoped to persuade Wyden to change it.
Oregon legislators raised taxes in September by nicking the wealthy and corporations, but they learned Thursday that new money may be offset by kicker tax rebates in 2015 that would go to all individual taxpayers.
Oregon has long been a pacesetter in health care, and state officials laid out bold plans to uphold that reputation with a health insurance exchange bigger and better than anyone else's.
Oregon farmers could put in a crop of industrial hemp next spring if a panel of experts can satisfy federal officials with a set of tightly drawn rules.
Gov. John Kitzhaber acknowledged Wednesday during an interview with KATU News that Oregon's health insurance exchange has problems but said he believes the state will work everything out.
The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices that place a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandating the use of cleaner-burning fuels.
Referendum 301 qualified for the November 2014 ballot, meaning it won’t go into effect as scheduled on Jan. 1.
Based on a new opinion from Oregon’s Department of Justice, a same-sex couple's marriage outside of Oregon is now being recognized in Oregon.
The Roseburg city council has voted against creating a policy allowing nonprofits to apply for available money. One of those places is Casa de Belen.
Western timber companies have gone to court to lift the logging ban on national forests due to the government shutdown, arguing the government has no authority under timber sale contracts to force loggers to stop working.
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.