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Last week, the deadline came and went for Oregon's lawmakers to submit new ideas for next year's short legislative session.
Should smoking in public places be banned?
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Rep. Dennis Richardson, R-Central Point, right, asked the legislature's lawyers whether it was legal for Oregon to allow insurers to extend policies that didn't meet coverage standards under Obamacare into the new year.
Southern Oregon University President Mary Cullinan today announced the university will enter retrenchment, a process in which the administration can cut programs and faculty without breaching contract with the faculty union.
Gov. John Kitzhaber joined hundreds of Coordinated Care Organization representatives today in sharing success stories and outlining the challenges ahead in reducing costs, while delivering better quality care to Oregon's Medicaid population.
The federal gasoline tax, last raised in 1993 to 18 cents per gallon, would increase five cents per year over three years and have future increases tied to inflation, under legislation proposed Rep. Earl Blumenauer .
A Hanjin Shipping Co. vessel berths at the Port of Portland's Terminal 6, where comparatively slow loading and unloading of ships is causing the South Korean ocean carrier to threaten pulling out.
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Clean Energy Works, the nonprofit that's working to promote affordable, energy-efficient home improvements throughout Oregon, is pretty good at promoting women and people of color as well.
An e-cigarette emits a smoke-like vapor, which contains nicotine but no tar. Health effects are debated.
The life expectancy of people with HIV has increased dramatically since the 1990s, when the epidemic was at its peak in Oregon.
Denise King and Lois Stubberfield live on the Oregon Coast. That's not all they have in common: They are among the 219 Oregonians who have successfully navigated the bug-ridden enrollment process of Cover Oregon and signed up for health coverage.
This state's picture-perfect vistas of expansive forests, cliff-lined beaches and hipster cities mask a painfully slow recovery from a recession that has pushed unemployment to its highest rate in 30 years.
Does anyone remember that old song, 'What a Difference a Day Makes?' Yes, a day can make a lot of... Fans outraged that a sequel to a beloved holiday film is in the works are no longer out in the cold.
Slater Smith, and his fellow members of the Portland band, The Weather Machine, working on the music video for "Back O'er Oregon," which was filmed in all 185 Oregon State Parks.
Prison staff found Larry Hurst alone in his cell at the Two Rivers Correctional Institution around 10 p.m. Sunday.
Jay Fewel , who helped guide Oregon's state Treasury into private equity investments, is retiring, a Treasury spokesperson told peHUB.