Former state Rep. Betsy Close has been appointed to replace a retiring senator.
A legislative panel voted Thursday to send the full Legislature a bill allowing some Oregon universities to create their own governing boards and increase their independence from the statewide university system.
Advocates who want to legalize marijuana in Oregon have raised almost no money for their effort and have less than $2,000 in the bank, campaign finance records show.
KATU's political reporter, Patrick Preston, attempted to hash out the campaign cash controversy that has erupted between the two candidates running for Oregon's secretary of state during "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday.
The Republican candidate for Oregon secretary of state is calling for voluntary restrictions on campaign spending in future years. But he's rejecting an offer by his opponent to impose them now.
Ann Romney will speak for her husband next Thursday at the Spur Wing County Club in Meridian. The general reception for the private dinner starts at 6 p.m.
Gov. John Kitzhaber, Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and, more fascinatingly for the youngsters, a bevy of television cameramen greeted the children Wednesday on their first day of school.
Dr. Rudy Crew, Oregon's first chief education officer joins KATU's political reporter Patrick Preston Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 on "Your Voice, Your Vote."
National Grange officials said last week they own the trademark on the word "grange."
The chair of Oregon's Republican Party, Allen Alley, says Paul Ryan will hold a fundraiser Monday, Sept. 10.
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For Nampa and Notus, it's the second time this year they've sought voter approval of a levy request.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley appears on "Your Voice, Your Voice" Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 with KATU anchor Steve Dunn.
Supporters of a ballot measure that would create Oregon's first nontribal casino have launched their first television ad — and it contains no mention of a ballot measure or of gambling.
A live stream of oral arguments presented at the Idaho Supreme Court will begin over the web this month, bringing all of the legal action to residents, reporters and other interested parties even if they're far away from the courthouse.