Brenda Ortigoza Bateman will move from Business Oregon to lead the Department of Land Conservation and Development, effective May 2.
March 21 was the deadline, and it resulted in a final statewide surge of 13,592 applications for the month.
Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a remote and telephone town hall for Linn County constituents at 2 p.m. Monday, April 11.
Here's what the flexible federal funds will pay for.
Tina Kotek and Tobias Read differed little on the issues brought forth during their first joint appearance for their party’s nomination for governor.
The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department had announced last week it would close the online portal for applications on March 14.
It starts next year.
The Oregon Legislature has approved a bill to spur planning around the impact of a major earthquake on fuels stored along a 6-mile stretch of the Willamette River in Northwest Portland.
Oregon lawmakers have passed a measure meant to ensure that future extreme heat waves, such as the one last summer that accounted for more than 100 deaths, will not have similar results.
SALEM — The Oregon Senate has voted overwhelmingly in favor of new logging standards negotiated by timber and environmental groups under the Private Forest Accord compromise.
SALEM — After an emotional three-hour debate, the Oregon House voted 37-23 on Tuesday, March 1 to end the state’s agricultural exemption from higher overtime wages.
Lawmakers told reporters they are under no illusions the plan will drastically reduce the number of homeless people or dramatically increase the supply of lower-cost housing in the short term.
Linn County was the lead plaintiff, and if successful on appeal, must share the windfall with 13 other counties, including Benton.
SALEM — Oregon lawmakers have scrapped a proposal to phase out petroleum diesel and have instead moved ahead with a bill to study alternative fuel supply and pricing.
The Oregon Employment Department is defending its use of a contractor that relies on facial technology to verify the identities of people claiming benefits.
This is how the state's high court defined residency. The constitution and state law do not define the term “resident” and the issue has never been fully litigated. Until now.
Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Democratic primary challenger to Rep. Kurt Schrader in Oregon’s newly redrawn 5th Congressional District, will be in Linn and Benton counties on Saturday, Jan. 29, for a series of meetings and events.
Travis Nelson, a registered nurse, was appointed by Multnomah County commissioners to the House District 44 seat vacated by Tina Kotek.
Kerry McQuisten has met many thousands of Oregonians during her campaign to be the state’s next governor, a blur of faces and handshakes and forums and events in each of the 36 counties in the 10th biggest state.
The battle over whether the former New York Times columnist can run for governor continues.
The Benton County Republican Women are hosting Marc Thielman, candidate for governor of Oregon, at noon Jan. 25.
On the table are millions of dollars worth of spending proposals.
A group that gave Gov. Kate Brown $800,000 in her 2018 re-election bid has endorsed House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, for governor in 2022.
Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Jones' sentence to life without the possibility of parole.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo could be ousted “in a matter of weeks, not months” if a committee charged with investigating the Democratic governor recommends the legal articles of impeachment to the full Assembly, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said Monday.