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SEIU Local 49, a health care workers union, has dropped its five ballot initiatives and agreed to start a dialogue with hospitals and the Oregon Nurses Association, but the initiatives may have already done their intended job -- forcing the agenda.
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Over 500 Oregon youth and families rallied at a 'People's Hearing' on Saturday to urge Gov. Kitzhaber to stop proposed coal export projects in Oregon.
After 31 days and one and a half snow days, Oregon's 2014 Legislative session came to an end at 5 p.m Friday.
A rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Saturday brought together various environmental non-profits and people of all ages to protest against coal exports in Oregon.
An attorney for Damascus is trying to stop Gov. John Kitzhaber from signing a bill that allows some property owners to leave the city.
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced Friday it is closing the I-5 bridge project's offices, issuing cease-work orders to its many contractors and shutting the project down entirely by May 31. The end comes after more than a decade of work and nearly $190 million worth of planning, engineering, financial and traffic forecasting and ... (more)
"It is a great day for , and for the whole state, when we can celebrate the reopening of a family-owned business that provides family-wage jobs for its employees," said .
The Columbia River Crossing Project has officially been scrapped. Governor John Kitzhaber gave lawmakers a deadline to either pass legislation on an Oregon lead project or let it go.
One of two buildings planned by Oregon Health & Science University to hold the Knight Cancer Institute would be constructed in the South Waterfront District if fundraising goals were reached.
The Oregon Legislature is pushing to finish its work and adjourn on Friday. Left on the agenda is a package of bills to rebalance the budget and approve construction projects around the state, including cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University.
A Southern Oregon mill that shut down a year ago has secured a $5 million government funding deal to restart operations.
On Feb. 27, when the House Committee on Rules voted 8-0 to send House Bill 4078 to the full House with a "Do Pass" recommendation, the mood in the hearing room at the state capitol building was almost giddy.
With no advance notice, the Medford City Council gave initial approval Thursday to a moratorium that would snuff out any immediate efforts to open medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
As Oregon's legislative session winds down, lawmakers' final days in Salem could spell the final days of the Columbia River Crossing.
The Salem girl's case raises questions after a 2009 investigation by The Oregonian detailed the life and death of Adrianna Romero Cram.
Congress's investigative arm said Wednesday it will audit Oregon's broken healthcare exchange site, which has yet to enroll even one person despite spending $304 million in federal funds.