SALEM — Lobbying is largely synonymous with interest groups, but every year, government agencies big and small spend money to amplify their interests at the Capitol.
The state has asked the Oregon Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court ruling against Walmart, saying it created a “dramatic change” in the way wetlands fill projects are considered.
SALEM — A bill introduced in the House would allow more gas stations to offer self-service pumps. Oregon and New Jersey are the only two states in the Union that don’t allow self-service gas stations statewide.
SALEM — A phishing scheme that successfully compromised 2 million emails from the Oregon Department of Human Services accounts targeted more than 400 accounts at two major state agencies. Nine employees in four units of Human Services departments inadvertently gave hackers access to their accounts, said agency spokesman Robert Oakes.
SALEM—Oregon on Feb. 28 enacted the nation’s farthest-reaching law limiting rent increases and restricting no-fault evictions, providing immediate protection to roughly 1 million renters across the state.
Introducing vaccine-related legislation is the political equivalent of swatting a hornets’ nest; regardless of what the legislation does, it’s guaranteed to bring out emotional and passionate advocates. That was the case last week, when a bill that would require medical professionals to give more information before immunizing a patient had a hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care.
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