During a Senate hearing, federal officials said easy access to funding to mitigate the damage done by large fires is essential.
Charlie Hales asks for $440,000 for a permitting program; Rep. Lew Frederick aims to alter sentences for pot offenders.
The new governor said she aims to bolster rural Oregon's economy by improving regulatory climate for small businesses.
State's chief operating officer says he was interviewed by the IRS and FBI.
Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Greg Walden each stake claim in contentious debate ahead of FCC's vote.