SALEM – Growing political tensions at the Legislature boiled over Thursday as House Speaker Tina Kotek stripped a powerful Portland Democrat of two committee chairmanships because of his behavior.
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House Speaker Tina Kotek demoted representatives Mitch Greenlick and Bill Post on Thursday, saying their behavior this week does not match the sort of culture legislative leadership is working to achieve.
SALEM — Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is poised to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving swiftly through the Legislature.
Viola Davis's movie career took off when she decided to put her "authentic self" first.
Gayle Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, will donate $5 million to Jesuit High School, the largest gift in the school's history.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, introduced the National Right to Work Act, S. 204, for the fourth time since 2013 to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.