Hold your wallets. Oregon Democrats ruling Salem want to raise your taxes.
Lawmakers convened in Salem on Jan. 12 to attend Gov. John
Kitzhaber’s inaugural address and start the business of making new
Many states saw
Democrats wiped out in the 2014 election
New documents show why first lady Cylvia Hayes is subject to Oregon’s ethics laws.
Cylvia Hayes has garnered many titles in her career. She
is CEO of her consulting business, 3E Strategies. She has carried the
designation of adviser to her fiance, Gov. John Kitzhaber. And she�
Last month’s vote on immigration shows a deep political divide in Portland.
We’ve long known voters in East Portland
tend to be more conservative than their inner-city neighbors. But the
Nov. 4 election highlighted the city’s political divide between voters
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U.S. Senate: Jeff Merkley (D)
U.S. Rep. 1st District: Suzanne Bonamici (D)
U.S. Rep. 3rd District: Earl Blumenauer (D)
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Some Republicans wince as a controversial radio host seeks election to the Oregon House.
Tina Kotek made history Jan. 14, 2013, when she was sworn
in as speaker of the Oregon House to become the first openly lesbian
leader of a state legislature in the U.S.
In the Capitol that day
Portland is looking to tax weed—even before voters legalize it.
Come November, Oregon voters will decide whether to
legalize recreational marijuana, giving the state the authority to
regulate and tax weed sales.
But Portland city leaders aren’t waiting to
These eccentric billionaires have the cash that could legalize pot in Oregon.
What do a hedge-fund billionaire, an online sex-toy mogul
and the nation’s most beloved expert on backpacking in Europe know about
Oregon that voters here do not? That it should be legal for the