Trimet and a Portland broker work around the legislature’s rules on selling tax credits to wealthy investors.
Dan Wieden recently did something few Oregonians can do: He bought a dollar for 75 cents.
Wieden, co-founder of Portland’s Wieden+Kennedy advertising agency, purchased a $1.8 million state income
One day after the 78th Legislative Assembly adjourned, House Majority Leader Val Hoyle (D-Eugene) made official what Capitol insiders had long speculated—she will run for secretary of state.
Hoyle made the announcement in an email this morning.Here's what she said:
"Now that the legislative session is over, the time has come for me to focus on the future and consider how I ca...
The Oregon State Capitol Foundation, a nonprofit established to safeguard the building that houses the Legislature, governor, secretary of state and treasurer, is reacting angrily to news that lawmakers will not include money to begin a proposed $337 million seismic upgrade of the building.
Coastal Alliance says end-run around land use laws would set "ugly precedent"
Updated at 12:15 pm with comments from Rep. Brian Clem and a map of possible resort locations in Clatsop County.
Five years ago, lawmakers and Gov. Ted Kulongoski teamed up to protect the Metolius River basin in Jefferson and Deschutes counties, slapping a novel environmental protection on the pristine river that blocked a developers from building projects, including a...
Lane County Commissioner Sid Leiken was always going to be a very long shot for governor. Leiken, a Republican, registered an exploratory commission on April 26, aiming at next year's GOP primary.
Leiken is in his second term on the Lane commission and served 10 years as mayor of Springfield before that, so he has a base in the Willamette Valley. Just not enough of one.
Decision comes a week after her law firm a filed lawsuit against the Lottery.
Gov. Kate Brown announced this morning that Portland lawyer Elisa Dozono will step down from her position as chairwoman of the five-member Oregon Lottery Commission.
The announcement comes one week after Miller Nash, the law firm at which Dozono is a partner, filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Lottery and its director, Jack Roberts, on behalf of Paddy's Ol...More
Gov. Kate Brown this morning put an end to negotiations with leading legislators aimed at repealing the low-carbon fuel standard, a controversial law she signed in March, and replacing it with a $343 million package of transportation improvements funded by a gas-0tax increase, higher vehicle fees and an increased transit tax. In backing away from the low-carbon fuel standa...
ODOT director admits carbon reduction numbers were wrong.
Gov. Kate Brown’s first major initiative since taking office in February, a sweeping $344 million transportation package, blew up today after a state agency acknowledged it had miscalculated the numbers on w...