The latest draft of a bill mandating paid sick-leave is slowly making its way through the legislature.
Members of the "Maker" movement, who are opposed to the "fast-track" trade proposal, turn down invitation to president's speech.
Portlanders work an average of 42.09 hours a week.
A recent study found Asians are less likely to be named to executive boards than women.
A firearms bill passed the House on Monday in a 38-28 vote.