Gov. Kitzhaber is trying to broker a compromise between Democrats and Republicans to get more money for education by raising taxes and cutting pensions.
The University of Oregon and Portland State University could soon declare independence from the Oregon University System.
The Washington House passed the $10 billion transportation package that includes $450 million in bonds for the Columbia River Crossing.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a $25 million annual pool to replace the expiring manufacturing Business Energy Tax Credit program.
Oregon lawmakers are considering tripling a state subsidy that exists to attract movie and TV productions to the state.
Portland's arts tax is constitutional, Judge Kelly Skye ruled.
Portland-based Pamplin Media Group bought the Central Oregonian, which publishes twice a week in Prineville.