Must Reads

Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.

DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.

Portland approves $3.6B budget

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."

Michael Rodgers comes forward as Kitzhaber whistleblower

In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.

Hundreds of Oregonians protest proposed LNG pipelines

It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.

Oregon Democrats make late push for paid sick leave bill

At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.

Nike campus expansion expected to surpass $150M

The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.