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Now that key liquor and pot bills failed to gain traction in the Oregon Legislature, the venue shifts to the ballot box.
The Oregon Department of Justice has released a list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2013.
But at least Oregonians are getting closer to learning what went wrong. The federal government last week agreed to audit Cover Oregon "as part of a broader study planned to examine states' health exchange websites."
By Mary Fifield of Portland, Oregon. As executive director of Amazon Partnerships Foundation, Mary Fifield worked in the Ecuadorian Amazon supporting indigenous communities' efforts to fight climate change and oil extraction.
After a five-part series of Salem City Club forums on health care reform, attendees appeared to be generally optimistic about the future success of the Affordable Care Act and Oregon's health care transformation.
A state-administered program to help Oregonians struggling with underwater mortgages and high interest rate loans is being expanded statewide.
The Oregon State Penitentiary, a maximum-security prison in Salem, is part of the Department of Corrections.
Mark Vanderhoof had a lengthy history of brutalizing young children. In 1980, he was convicted of child abuse for the physical assault of his 4-month-old daughter in Nevada.
As the 2014 Oregon Legislature raced towards adjournment Friday, the Columbia River Crossing appears to be one of the casualties.
In February of 2013, five members of the Oregon Foster Youth Connection testified before the Senate health and human services committee in defense of Senate Bill 123 - mandating the adoption of an Oregon Foster Youth Bill of Rights and the hiring of a state foster youth ombudsman.
More than five months after Oregon's botched health-insurance exchange failed to go live, concern is mounting for another, less visible state IT project that was built in conjunction with the exchange, using the same technology.
Federal grants to develop state health exchanges cost more than $1.2 billion, says Peter Suderman, senior editor at Reason Magazine.
TRANSPORTATION The board of directors at Portland Streetcar Inc. has hired Dan Bower as executive director, responsible for the operation and development.
Oregon will ask the federal government for permission to give Oregonians more time to comply with the Affordable Care Act because of delays with the state's online health insurance exchange.