Gov. Tina Kotek won’t veto a hotly debated bill to let more Oregonians pump their own gas, but she does plan to nix funding for studies on a Salem streetcar and decriminalizing prostitution.
Oregon workers can apply for benefits through the state’s new paid leave program starting Aug. 14.
The program, Paid Leave Oregon, covers family leave, medical leave and safe leave for Oregonians with jobs.
Firefighters from Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and several other agencies joined a task force to fight the Golden Fire burning in Oregon’s Klamath County Sunday.
The Oregon Department of Forestry said fire danger would be raised to “Moderate” (blue) in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region Thursday morning.
Gov. Tina Kotek tapped LaVonne Griffin-Valade, a longtime government auditor in the Portland area, to become Oregon’s next secretary of state, an appointment that marks the end of a tumultuous chapter for the office following the resignation of Secretary of State Shemia Fagan in early May amid a moonlighting scandal.
Oregonians may soon have the right to pump gas into their vehicles on their own throughout the state, under a bill that cleared the Legislature on Wednesday with approval in the Senate.
The personal information of 3.5 million Oregonians with driver’s licenses and state identification cards could be affected by an international data breach.
Federal prosecutors are seeking a wide range of records related to former Secretary of State Shemia Fagan and the marijuana moonlighting that cost Fagan her political career.
Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
A judge upheld a restraining order a woman filed against Banks’ representative in the Oregon House Tuesday, writing that the woman who accused Stout was credible and Stout was not.