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Advocates seek to boost stock of affordable housing

Activists in Portland want to end state's ban on rent control while Bend lawmakers seek to boost rental vacancy rate.

'Motor voter' bill passes legislature

STATE GOVERNMENT ROUNDUP: Brown's signature legislation as SOS heads to her for final passage; House committee bristles at GMO bill.

Eugene sues Uber

City officials seek to stop ridesharing company from operating until it adheres to safety regulations.

State COO unexpectedly steps down

Michael Jordan, head of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, will relinquish his post April 1.

Bend vacation rentals growing in popularity

The city is fielding increasing number of permit requests as it mulls density limits and application process.

Obama's trade agenda hinges on Sen. Wyden

The ranking Democrat on the Finance Committee is 'the most important person in the caucus on this issue.'

Low-carbon fuel standard passes House

Contentious bill is headed to Gov. Kate Brown, who is expected to sign the bill into law.