Days after voters in another Washington city approved a substantial minimum wage increase, the Washington Restaurant Association is now pushing for a statewide minimum wage increase.
Oregon state Sen. Michael Dembrow tells KATU lawmakers are already working on legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage.
KATU and Portland State University are hosting an interactive town hall discussion Tuesday, October 27 that will cover a potential minimum wage increase and its impact on Oregon.
Supporters of a carbon tax have turned in tens of thousands of signatures in order to qualify the initiative.
Two guests on KATU’s political show, “Your Voice, Your Vote” Sunday grappled over whether Oregon should raise its minimum wage, which is an issue voters may decide next year.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee plans to travel to Paris later this year to attend a United Nations summit on climate change.
The head of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette responded to questions from Republican state representatives about the collection of tissue after abortions.
A group of unions and other liberal groups says it has filed paperwork for a ballot measure that would increase the statewide minimum wage to $13.50 per hour and allow local governments to raise it even higher.
Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry.
President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon this week to visit privately with families of the victims of last week's shooting at Umpqua Community College.
Washington state's minimum wage will not increase next year, and the state will no longer have the highest statewide minimum wage as of January.
Governor Otter is taking harsh criticism for not telling lawmakers for months that payments for broadband in high-schools had stopped. The Governor's office responded with why it waited to fix the problem that cost taxpayers millions.
These results focus on the ballot issues for Tuesday's election.
The state says expenses came to $53,775, ticket sales came in around $28,000. The state would have to sell 2,152 tickets to break even. But this year's crowd was estimated at around 1,500.
Pundits say the Democrats' best chance for winning statewide office in Idaho is in the race for superintendent of public instruction.