Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took their message to YouTube Oct. 4 with a take on the song “You’re going to miss me when I’m gone.”
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the impacts from a partial federal government shutdown are already being felt across the state of Washington.
Wednesday, which marks the final day for lawmakers in Salem, got off to a rough start. But it ended with a number of bills being passed.
The American Federation of Government Employees and Department of Veterans Affairs workers gathered in downtown Portland Tuesday afternoon to protest what they’re calling an “assault” on federal workers.
He’s part of a bipartisan group of senators unveiling legislation that would end the National Security Agency’s collection of millions of Americans’ phone records.
The Obama administration is moving to impose, for the first time, strict limits on coal pollution.
A spokesman for Washington State Patrol says Washington lawmakers are constitutionally protected from receiving noncriminal traffic tickets during a legislative session, as well as 15 days before.
Washington and Oregon are gearing up for mandated insurance requirements under the Affordable Care Act, often dubbed “ObamaCare.”
Against all odds, the 8-week-old daughter of a Washington state representative is not only alive — but thriving.
Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of an Alaska town, has recovered enough after a dog mauling to be released from the animal hospital.
Marijuana is the green plant that medical-marijuana patients, like Joel Schaper, swear by. Schaper and other patients applaud Wednesday’s signing of the law officially legalizing medical marijuana retail establishments in Oregon state.
Oregon’s governor signed a bill Wednesday giving the state authority to license, inspect and audit stores selling marijuana — bringing dispensaries out of a legal gray area into state control.
No Republican has been elected governor of Oregon since Vic Atiyeh was re-elected in 1982.
A group is now seeking signatures to put its plan for an independent utility board — to run Portland’s water and sewer services — on the May 2014 ballot.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are just one signature away from being legal in Oregon.
Tea party activists in Ohio want to turn an enemy — the Internal Revenue Service — into an ally as they fight continued efforts to expand Medicaid.
Washington lost $850 million in federal funds Saturday — funds that would have helped it build a planned I-5 bridge across the Columbia River, according to the state’s governor. What happens next?
On Thursday afternoon “OR Senate Democrats” tweeted the following: “Being towed is never fun, but predatory towing? This @KOINNews story is what we cracked down on today: bit.ly/1aRc784 #orleg.”
The sides are pointing fingers and arguing over whether the final product is good, and some argue the wait was actually good for the schools.
“We’re anticipating a discussion here in Oregon,” Teresa Harke with the Oregon Family Council told KOIN 6 News. “We haven’t had one since 2004 as far as ‘What do the people believe marriage is?’”