Joe Buck kicks off run for Metro

Lake Oswego Review - News
Lake Oswego city councilor, who is seeking an appointment to replace Carlotta Collette, says he will also run for a full term

Rep. Gorsek seeks top spot at MHCC

Gresham Outlook - News
If selected as college president, Troutdale politician would leave seat sought by GOP's Justin Hwang

'Equifax bill' requires faster data breaches notices

Portland Tribune - News
A bill in the Legislature comes at a time when Equifax is under fire for failing to fully reveal the extent of a data breach last year.

McMenamins: Adopt the Halsey Street plan already

Gresham Outlook - News
Multnomah County's corridor plan dates back to 2005, needs 'fine-tuning' says lawyer Steven Abel.

Home room: Gresham tenants talk rent reform

Gresham Outlook - News
Community Alliance of Tenants, Pueblo Unido PDX discuss rising rents, no-cause evictions.

Accusations of partisanship rile SOS audits chief

Portland Tribune - News
Governor's spokesman tells paper audits are political, but auditors fire back

Dreamers plead to remain: 'not going back into the shadows'

Portland Tribune - News
Undocumented students explain how DACA benefits them at PCC forum, and argue for its reinstatement.

New attack ad slams Brown on day care issues

Portland Tribune - News
The ad, scheduled for debut Sunday, attacks Gov. Kate Brown for her response to failures at the state's day care system.

Oregon 'uplists' marbled murrelet to endangered

Portland Tribune - News
The change to endangered status will likely result in stricter logging limits on state forestland.

Before MeToo movement, there was Bob Packwood

Portland Tribune - News
Women made history when they accused U.S. Sen. Bob Packwood, R-Oregon, of sexual harassment.

Kruse resigns over misconduct allegations

Portland Tribune - News
Roseburg Republican Sen. Jeff Kruse continued to deny the allegations of inappropriate touching while tendering his resignation Thursday, Feb. 8. The…

Washington County rural reserve change dies quickly

Portland Tribune - News
A key lawmaker has killed off a proposal to eventually allow urbanization of 1,700 acres in Oregon's Washington County that are currently in a rural…

Mr. Wagner goes to Salem - with a vision

Lake Oswego Review - News
Lake Oswego's new state senator says education, environment, gun safety are among his top priorities

Wolf compensation bill clears initial hurdle

Portland Tribune - News
A bill that would increase compensation for livestock losses based on Oregon's wolf population has survived an initial legislative deadline.

Pressure mounts as Kruse stays away from Legislature

Portland Tribune - News
'Building into this idea that this is somehow political games or a political process demeans the victims who waited to be able to speak up until…

Lawmakers seek to close gun loophole

Portland Tribune - News
The proposed law would would prohibit domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms.

Poll shows Brown has early lead over Buehler

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon governor leads Republican challenger with nearly 25 percent of voters undecided.

Peggy Minter: Heartbeat of the city

Gresham Outlook - News
Newly retired Wood Village councilor, finance director reflects on career with city.

Emmons jumps into crowded City Council race

Portland Tribune - News
Portland architect says homelessness and the affordable housing crisis are his top priorities in Tuesday announcement.

Report: Kruse's 'unwelcome' contact continued despite…

Portland Tribune - News
The report was made public Tuesday, more than 3 months after the first allegations came to light.

Multnomah candidate Charles McGee drops out

Portland Tribune - News
Portland nonprofit leader says he wants to spend time with family, but paper cites upcoming article

Error reignites Oregon rural dwelling debate

Portland Tribune - News
An error in a 2017 land use bill would allow more 'accessory dwelling units' on Oregon farmland, but lawmakers are being urged to correct the mistake…

Knute Buehler campaign, spokesman part ways

Portland Tribune - News
Jonathan Lockwood, an aggressive communications specialist, is no longer working for the leading Republican gubernatorial candidate

Democrats welcome candidates to run in November election

Sandy Post - News
Candidates for upcoming election stop by Sandy to meet with local party on. Jan. 23.

Audit: 'Inconsistent, disorganized' DHS programs hurt child…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon's Department of Human Services, which oversees the child welfare program, has been 'slow, indecisive and inadequate' in addressing chronic and…

Measure 101 victory doesn't end Medicaid funding woes

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Health Plan faces shortfalls in 2020 as federal share shrinks and parts of current funding package expire.

Bonamici visits small-business lending platform

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Democrat sees flaws in pending renewal of federal aid to college students; business CEO seeks easier path for businesses to obtain needed…

Lake Oswego's Rob Wagner picked to replace Devlin in state…

Lake Oswego Review - News
County commissioners vote to appoint the Lake Oswego School Board member, who says he will seek a full term

Leadership differs on scope of legislative session

Portland Tribune - News
House Democrats have big agenda, Senate and Republicans have smaller goals.

Carbon pricing unlikely to pass this year

Portland Tribune - News
Senate leaders doubt bill to charge companies for carbon emissions would have enough votes or time.

Vera Katz celebrated Sunday at public tribute

Portland Tribune - News
Hundreds attend tribute at Portland Art Museum, including Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, members of congress, current and former members of the City…

Oregon Dreamers heading to State of the Union

Portland Tribune - News
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer's decision to boycott the annual address by the president and send immigrant Aldo Solano of Portland inspired other…

Metro bond measure talks hit bumps

Portland Tribune - News
A new plan is needed to woo voters to approve taxes for the Southwest Corridor MAX line.

Audit: Oregon not quite prepared for The Big One

Portland Tribune - News
Auditors warn that 'the effects of a catastrophic event could be even more severe.'

Oregon health reforms get mixed check-up

Portland Tribune - News
The 2011 overhaul of the low-income Oregon Health Plan made progress, but job not done, study says

Bills that could affect most Oregonians

Portland Tribune - News
Lawmakers have proposed laws, ranging from universal health care to a price on carbon.

State continues slow climb out of graduation rate hole

Portland Tribune - News
Nearly 77 percent of students graduated in four years in Oregon. Statewide, the achievement gap between students of color and their white peers is…

County chair apologizes for insulting Parrish

Portland Tribune - News
Clackamas County Commission Chairman Jim Bernard attacked state Rep. Julie Parrish, R-West Linn, in a Facebook post for her failed attempt to repeal…

SolarWorld Trump raises tariffs on foreign solar panels,…

Portland Tribune - News
SolarWorld had called for 50 percent tariffs on foreign-made solar panel imports.

Troutdale hikes development fees

Gresham Outlook - News
City Council approves new infrastructure fees despite backlash by local builders.

U.S. DOJ renews threats over state's sanctuary…

Portland Tribune - News
In a letter sent to 23 jurisdictions nationwide, DOJ officials threatened to confiscate federal criminal justice funding from cities, counties and…

Voters say 'yes' to Measure 101

Portland Tribune - News
Voters overwhelmingly approve keeping certain taxes on health insurance premiums and hospitals.

Secretary of State tours new voting center

Gresham Outlook - News
Dennis Richardson toured the new Multnomah County Elections Voting Center Express in Gresham.

MCSO advocates for public safety funding

Gresham Outlook - News
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office sets priorities for legislative session in Oregon.

Oregon may join national popular vote

Portland Tribune - News
Supporters of the movement may have found an avenue to approve the national popular vote in Oregon, after four failed attempts.

Salinas pitches Clean Energy bill at Lake Oswego…

Lake Oswego Review - News
Other topics include Measure 101 and two bills the new lawmaker hopes to shepherd through upcoming legislative session

'Landlord legislator' faces 2 challenges from the…

Gresham Outlook - News
Sen. Rod Monroe joined by challengers Kayse Jama and Shemia Fagan on Wednesday.

Public may weigh in on I-5/I-205 tolling

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold three public hearings in January to share information and receive comments about potential plans to…

Wyden, Merkley still back 'dreamers'

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Democrats offer differing prospects at town hall meetings for shielding them from deportation, but reaffirm support for attaching legislation…

Senate president: Fixing education a 'tall mountain…

Portland Tribune - News
Peter Courtney said 1990s tax measures make improving graduation rate particularly daunting.

New voting center unveiled in Gresham

Gresham Outlook - News
Voting Center Express is in the lobby of the Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. Eighth St.

Public celebration of Vera Katz's life set for Jan.…

Portland Tribune - News
Event will be held a the Portland Art Museum in recognition of the former mayor's support of the arts.

Impact of federal tax plan on Oregon still uncertain

Portland Tribune - News
State economists are unsure how changes in federal corporate tax provisions will affect revenues coming to the state.

Interest groups respond to 'cap and invest' bill

Portland Tribune - News
The first draft of a bill that would put a price on carbon emissions and invest in projects to reduce the release of greenhouse gases into the…

Wood smoke ban prepped for final vote

Gresham Outlook - News
No-burn order expected three to five times a year, County Commissioners say.

Wagner, Black, Wysham chosen as SD19 nominees

Lake Oswego Review - News
Final appointee will serve out the remainder of State Sen. Richard Devlin's term

Bipartisan legislation solves Mount Hood land…

Gresham Outlook - News
The act allows development of 100 acres near Government Camp while protecting more than 700 acres.

Our Oregon challenges new initiative petition rules

Portland Tribune - News
The complaint filed Thursday in Marion County Circuit Court alleges the changes by Secretary of State Dennis Richardson violate state law and the…

Hayes faces $100,000-plus in fines for ethics…

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Ethics Commission has found that former First Lady Cylvia Hayes violated state ethics law 22 times largely by using her public position to…

Merkley: Prospects good for 'dreamers,' children's…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Democrat says those issues and aid to community health clinics will be tied to a must-pass bill for federal spending authority, which is set…

Officials tell feds: Oregon will 'continue to…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon elected officials are critical of the attorney general's reversal of Obama-era policies on recreational marijuana.

Investigators: Former first lady violated ethics…

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Ethics Commission will consider findings from investigators that former First Lady Cylvia Hayes violated state ethics laws by using her…

Walden navigates newfound power, Trump backlash

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon's only Republican congressman is under a critical spotlight more than ever before. He was besieged at town halls back home by voters upset…

New law simplifies gender identity on birth…

Gresham Outlook - News
Change no longer requires court order to affirm new non-binary gender identities.

Beaverton man wins in court, but not done yet

Portland Tribune - News
It all started when he looked into how red light cameras work after his wife got a ticket.

Four laws that made an impact in 2017

Portland Tribune - News
From stricter distracted driving laws to minimum wage, some of Oregon's hundreds of new laws were more palpable than others.

Packwood: GOP tax overhaul should have been…

Portland Tribune - News
Former U.S. senator compares new bill with 1986 law and thinks bipartisan approach was better.

Hatfield's Senate papers tucked out of view until…

Portland Tribune - News
Willamette University has held the collection for more than 20 years, but no one can see it until the late senator's 100th birthday.

Brown to ask Oregon Legislature for $5 million more…

Portland Tribune - News
Brown announced her request at the largest shelter for homeless families in Multnomah county. Approximately 130 children and parents live at the…

Rising retirement costs are placing pressure on…

Portland Tribune - News
Public universities are spending nearly 10 percent of their budgets on retirement benefits.

Multnomah analyst's firing clouds future of…

Portland Tribune - News
Officials questioned Amanda Lamb's work on racial differences in sentencing. Will it be released?

Activist files federal suit against Commissioner…

Portland Tribune - News
Mimi German alleges City Commissioner Eudaly and the city are violating her First and 14th Amendment rights by refusing to release a thread of…

'Cap and invest' bill takes shape

Portland Tribune - News
The sponsors of an upcoming cap and invest bill for the Legislature's February session released more details about the proposed program Wednesday.

Audit critical of ODE's efforts to boost graduation

Portland Tribune - News
Secretary of State Dennis Richardson says department needs to 'step up its game.'

Council expected to pay $10 million to settle…

Portland Tribune - News
City Council will consider settlement on Dec. 20, calls it a fair resolution to lengthy lawsuit that charged illegal water and sewer fund spending.

ODOT requests 153 positions for transportation…

Portland Tribune - News
The 153 positions would meet the agency's staffing need for 2018 and 2019, but officials could request additional positions in subsequent years.

Oregon plans to challenge repeal of net neutrality

Portland Tribune - News
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-to-2 Thursday to scrap a rule that prohibited Internet service providers from blocking or charging more…

Hillary Clinton brings laughter, hope to Portland…

Portland Tribune - News
Book tour appearance coincides with Alabama Senate race victory for Democrats; much celebration ensues

Carols at the Capitol: 'It restores my faith in the…

Portland Tribune - News
More than 500 Oregon schoolchildren will sing carols at the Oregon Capitol in Salem during the holiday season.

Richardson reopens comment on initiative petition…

Portland Tribune - News
The proposed rule change would allow more initiatives to make the statewide ballot.

Justin Hwang launches challenge for House seat

Gresham Outlook - News
Joy Teriyaki owner to battle Representative Chris Gorsek for House District 49 spot.

Federal lawsuit: Bullseye was scapegoat for SE air…

Portland Tribune - News
Bullseye Glass Co. is seeking $30 million in damages for violations of its civil rights in a state air pollution investigation in 2016.

Oregon AG: Delay vote on net neutrality

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is among 18 attorneys general who have written to the Federal Communications Commission to urge a delay on…

Lawmakers meet with business community

Gresham Outlook - News
Reps. Janelle Bynum, Carla Piluso, Jeff Reardon and Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson speak.

Our Oregon files tax initiatives

Portland Tribune - News
The labor-backed nonprofit says the initiative petitions are a direct response to proposals offered by the business community to tighten up Oregon…

Hood River resident Jeff Helfrich appointed to…

Gresham Outlook - News
Commissioners from Clackamas, Multnomah, Hood River counties name replacement for Rep. Mark Johnson.

Forecast: State revenue growing more than expected…

Portland Tribune - News
In the long term, revenues are expected to slow, as the state's population ages and more people retire.

Audit faults OHA's inability to detect improper…

Portland Tribune - News
Secretary of State's Office says OHA initially withheld information needed to perform audit.

Gov. Brown, Google team up to urge students to…

Portland Tribune - News
An event at Parkrose Middle School highlights the importance of computer science education to the workforce needs of the future.

Centro Cultural official seeks Metro seat

Portland Tribune - News
Juan Carlos Gonzalez wins endorsement of the current officeholder, who is vacating the District 4 position that covers northern and western…

Soda tax supporters postpone vote on measure

Portland Tribune - News
Backers push election beyond May 2018 to increase chances of passing tax on sugary drinks.

Lake Oswego's Joe Buck says he will run for spot on…

Lake Oswego Review - News
City councilor and restaurateur says he'll seek appointment and run for a full term

Six SD19 candidates make their pitch for Devlin's…

Lake Oswego Review - News
Tualatin residents Claudia Black, Gerritt Rosenthal join four other hopefuls at a town hall meeting in Lake Oswego

Portland tolling committee begins work

Portland Tribune - News
The 25-member committee is charged with recommending tolling options for Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in the Portland metropolitan area.

Eudaly social media use under scrutiny

Portland Tribune - News
At issue: Do city Commissioner Chloe Eudaly's online posts discussing her job count as public records?

Increased city funding supports Gresham roads

Gresham Outlook - News
Five-year plan by Gresham City Council focuses on street repairs, safety improvements.

OHA director details another $112 million in…

Portland Tribune - News
The figure is on top of the state's estimated overpayment of $74 million to coordinated care organizations.

State ethics commission denies Kitzhaber settlement

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Ethics Commission recommended a penalty of $1,000 to settle ethics violations.

Gorge blaze takes bite from toll revenue, senators…

Gresham Outlook - News
Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley want feds to recoup losses of ports in Hood River, Cascade Locks.

Commissioner Eudaly 'eviscerates' local reporter…

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregonian responds to Commissioner Chloe Eudaly complaints against local journalists in posts that she thought were private.

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