A hearing was held where public employees could let legislators know what problems they face.
The new bill would ban tanning to teens under 16 and require older teens to get parental permission.
The new proposal would require prospective drivers to have what the bill calls satisfactory academic progress towards graduation.
The Senate Transportation Committee introduced legislation Thursday that would require police to establish probable cause or obtain a warrant before using drones in an investigation.
The Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted Thursday to debate a bill that would release food stamp vouchers on as many as 10 days each month.
Brent Regan made the comment Saturday during a discussion about federal gun control measures.
The Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee voted 14-4 Tuesday to support the estimate Otter announced Monday, which foresees 2014 revenue of $2.8 billion, for about 5 percent more than the current year.
Bedke's victory Wednesday signals that his message of pragmatic conservatism resonated over Denney's harder-line insistence on loyalty.
"It's amazing where we've come," says Rick Steves of the legalization measures Washington and Colorado voters approved last month. "It's almost counterculture to oppose us."
A group of lawmakers on Friday urged the Justice Department to respect recent votes in Colorado and Washington state allowing the recreational use of marijuana, and some introduced a bill to ensure that happens.
Republican Rob McKenna says Washington governor's race will come down to how well each side gets out the vote.
Interviewed separately last week by phone, Bruce Starr and Brad Avakian, the two candidates running for state labor commissioner, detailed differing visions and goals for the office.
With election just days away, Jimmy Farris is focused on sharpening the choice for voters in Idaho's 1st Congressional District. In a debate last week, Farris tried to paint Republican incumbent Raul Labrador as a favorite of the extreme right wing of the GOP.
State law already prevents such a real estate transfer tax but Measure 79 would amend the Oregon Constitution to permanently prohibit transfer taxes.
Secretary of State Kate Brown has staked much of her case for re-election on her aggressive auditing of government agencies.