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Oregon AG wants to delay some of M114's new gun restrictions

Oregon AG wants to delay some of M114's new gun restrictions

Portland Tribune - Politics
Law enforcement agencies are not prepared to process permit applications when the law is scheduled to take effect.
Judge will decide on new gun law this week

Judge will decide on new gun law this week

Portland Tribune - Politics
The restrictions were approved by voters in November, but face multiple legal challenges.
Oregon's Adrienne Nelson  advances toward U.S. judgeship

Oregon's Adrienne Nelson advances toward U.S. judgeship

Portland Tribune - Politics
If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Nelson would be the first Black woman from Oregon to hold a federal judgeship.
Council approves $27 million for Wheeler's homeless plan

Council approves $27 million for Wheeler's homeless plan

Portland Tribune - Politics
Some of the funding would help create six large sanctions encampments with services.
Drought lingers across Oregon as water year starts

Drought lingers across Oregon as water year starts

Portland Tribune - Politics
Every drop is needed to reverse what has been a painfully long drought dating back to November 2019.
Close calls and financial flame-outs marked 2022 election

Close calls and financial flame-outs marked 2022 election

Portland Tribune - Politics
Control of Congress and the Oregon Legislature were decided by a handful of tight races.
Many cities, counties opt out of Oregon psilocybin program

Many cities, counties opt out of Oregon psilocybin program

Portland Tribune - Politics
Clackamas County is the largest to do so Nov. 8, but most live in cities and counties that stay in for 2023 rollout.
Survey: Mental health, housing and addiction services needed

Survey: Mental health, housing and addiction services needed

Portland Tribune - Politics
Oregonians agree on necessity but divided over who should provide all of the services they believe will help.
Salt & Straw may leave Portland for safety reasons

Salt & Straw may leave Portland for safety reasons

Portland Tribune - Politics
RV fire outside company headquarters is the last straw for iconic local ice cream maker.
My view: Reinstate Child Tax Credit right away

My view: Reinstate Child Tax Credit right away

Portland Tribune - Politics
It's time to demand our congressional delegation push hard for this proven solution to childhood poverty.
Bonamici proposes federal aid to pay for public defenders

Bonamici proposes federal aid to pay for public defenders

Portland Tribune - Politics
Bill by Oregon Democrat would require collection of workload data and eventual pay equity with prosecutors.
Gov. Brown issues blanket pardons for marijuana possession

Gov. Brown issues blanket pardons for marijuana possession

Portland Tribune - Politics
Oregon decriminalized small amounts in 1973 and legalized drug in 2014; action strips offenses from records.
Sheriff, others file suit to block new gun restrictions

Sheriff, others file suit to block new gun restrictions

Portland Tribune - Politics
The Pamplin Media Group has previously reported on the ongoing opposition of many sheriffs to Measure 114.
Wyden lays out 2023 agenda for Senate Finance Committee

Wyden lays out 2023 agenda for Senate Finance Committee

Portland Tribune - Politics
Mental health access, health care costs, trade assistance are issues as Congress prepares for split control.
Rob Wagner nominated to be next Oregon Senate president

Rob Wagner nominated to be next Oregon Senate president

Portland Tribune - Politics
The Lake Oswego Democrat helped party keep its majority Nov. 8; Kate Lieber of Portland is the new caucus leader.
Political money: ‘It gets you in the game,’ but…

Political money: ‘It gets you in the game,’ but…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Phil Knight contributions, Carrick Flynn support are recent Oregon examples of how big spending can fall short.
Kotek’s new challenge: From legislator to chief executive

Kotek’s new challenge: From legislator to chief executive

Portland Tribune - Politics
Most recent Oregon governors have had experience as public executives; homelessness is a priority for her.
Oregon Legislature: Republicans gain, Democrats keep control

Oregon Legislature: Republicans gain, Democrats keep control

Portland Tribune - Politics
Unofficial results show that GOP ended supermajorities, but still short of winning the House or Senate in 2023.
Wyden: Tie business R&D break with enhanced child tax credit

Wyden: Tie business R&D break with enhanced child tax credit

Portland Tribune - Politics
Oregon senator says both can be done in post-election session while Democrats retain control of Congress.
Portland City Council delays funding homeless campuses

Portland City Council delays funding homeless campuses

Portland Tribune - Politics
Commissioner Hardesty opposed $27 million request, forcing postponement of final vote until Nov. 30.
Metro modeled homeless plan on LA's; here are 6 takeaways

Metro modeled homeless plan on LA's; here are 6 takeaways

Portland Tribune - Politics
A new ECONorthwest study says the Los Angeles plan isn't passing muster with residents there.
Patrick Allen quits as Oregon Health Authority director

Patrick Allen quits as Oregon Health Authority director

Portland Tribune - Politics
Incoming Gov. Tina Kotek was a critic; Kate Brown named him 5 years ago to lead one of the largest state agencies.
Kotek, Wheeler meet on homeless, other crises

Kotek, Wheeler meet on homeless, other crises

Portland Tribune - Politics
The Oregon governor-elect and Portland mayor meet on Wednesday to discuss serious issues.
Democrat apparently flips Bend-area Oregon House seat

Democrat apparently flips Bend-area Oregon House seat

Portland Tribune - Politics
Levy would be part of a smaller Democratic majority, according to race results so far.
Gov. Brown signs new trade agreement with Vietnam

Gov. Brown signs new trade agreement with Vietnam

Portland Tribune - Politics
She visits as electronics, computer parts and food account for most exports to Oregon's 8th largest market.
PMG special report: Oregon sheriffs balk at new gun measure

PMG special report: Oregon sheriffs balk at new gun measure

Portland Tribune - Politics
Pamplin Media Group roundup: Voters passed the measure but some sheriff's call it unconstitutional.
It's official: Downturn will reduce Oregon tax collections

It's official: Downturn will reduce Oregon tax collections

Portland Tribune - Politics
But state economists tell lawmakers that a recession will result in relatively few job losses, akin to 1990-91.
Oregon unemployment rate rose again to 4.1% in October

Oregon unemployment rate rose again to 4.1% in October

Portland Tribune - Politics
But private sector added 5,800 jobs during the month; statewide rate remains low by historical standards.
Rep. Rayfield nominated to lead Oregon House for a full term

Rep. Rayfield nominated to lead Oregon House for a full term

Portland Tribune - Politics
Majority Democrats name team for the 2023 session that opens Jan. 9; Corvallis lawyer was speaker in 2022.
Blumenauer praises Senate approval of cannabis research bill

Blumenauer praises Senate approval of cannabis research bill

Portland Tribune - Politics
Oregon Democrat sponsors legislation that goes to Biden; 39 states now allow medical use, but feds do not.

Gov. Brown, legislative leaders comment on economic…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Gov. Brown, legislative leaders comment on economic…
Latest report projects downturn that will result in 5.4% statewide unemployment rate in early 2024.

Wheeler to reshuffle bureaus to City Council members

Portland Tribune - Politics
Wheeler to reshuffle bureaus to City Council members
Portland mayor says the new groupings will ease the transition to changes approved by voters on Nov. 8.

Democrat Andrea Salinas wins 6th District…

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Democrat Andrea Salinas wins 6th District…
She edges Republican Mike Erickson; Oregon now has four women in Congress, three of them newcomers.

Democrats in blame game over Oregon congressional…

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Democrats in blame game over Oregon congressional…
Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer beat Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner in the 5th district.

OPB: Thousands of Wheeler's texts were missing for…

Portland Tribune - Politics
OPB: Thousands of Wheeler's texts were missing for…
The problem can all be traced back to a faulty system city leaders built for capturing these text messages.

Blumenauer: Biden should declare climate emergency

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Blumenauer: Biden should declare climate emergency
Oregon Democrat, back from UN meeting, also says Congress must ensure billions for fossil-fuels transition.

Election night 'anarchist' wanted on arson-related…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Election night 'anarchist' wanted on arson-related…
Portland police ask the public to help locate Jarrid Bailey Huber after releasing him.

Democrat concedes to Republican in 5th District race

Portland Tribune - Politics
Democrat concedes to Republican in 5th District race
Jamie McLeod-Skinner leads in population centers, but fails to overcome Lori Chavez-DeRemer's margins in rural areas.

Map: Where Gonzalez beat Hardesty

Portland Tribune - Politics
Map: Where Gonzalez beat Hardesty
The challenger unseated the incumbent by winning on the east and west sides of Portland.

Jessica Vega Pederson to become next Multnomah…

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Jessica Vega Pederson to become next Multnomah…
Commissioner is poised to take over as leader of the county government at a crucial time.

House's Vietnamese caucus: Sign of Oregon's growing…

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House's Vietnamese caucus: Sign of Oregon's growing…
Tuesday's election saw the election of the largest group of Asian Americans ever in the Oregon Legislature.

Friday update: Republican claims victory in 5th…

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Friday update: Republican claims victory in 5th…
Democrat says thousands of uncounted ballots remain in Clackamas County; no winner yet in new 6th District.

Friday: Drazan concedes as Kotek moves ahead with…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Friday: Drazan concedes as Kotek moves ahead with…
Republican says math 'does not add up,' despite uncounted ballots, as Democrat maintains lead for governor.

Friday noon: Gun regulation backers claim victory…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Friday noon: Gun regulation backers claim victory…
Meanwhile, a health care measure is leading with votes evenly split, and two others are passing easily.

Kotek sets priorities even as Drazan declines to…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Kotek sets priorities even as Drazan declines to…
Oregon's next governor says it's time to start work; Kotek lead grows even as Republican says she awaits totals.

Police stop Nov. 8 'anarchist' protest near…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Police stop Nov. 8 'anarchist' protest near…
One charged after an election night 'black bloc' gathering near the City Council challenger's office was broken up by police.

Wheeler proposes $27M 'down payment' for sanctioned…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Wheeler proposes $27M 'down payment' for sanctioned…
The Portland mayor proposes even more funds for homeless programs during City Council work session.

Editorial board: Five takeaways from Oregon's…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Editorial board: Five takeaways from Oregon's…
Women remain political powerhouses, and campaigning statewide on 'Portland is awful' isn't a recipe for winning.

Kotek claims victory in race for Oregon governor

Portland Tribune - Politics
Kotek claims victory in race for Oregon governor
Democrat leads GOP's Christine Drazan by 3 percentage points; Drazan has not conceded; Betsy Johnson has.

Portland likely gets new charter; now what happens?

Portland Tribune - Politics
Portland likely gets new charter; now what happens?
UPDATE: City Council to discuss spending up to $5 million to enact first stages of government reforms on Thursday.

Wednesday: Vega Pederson extends her lead in MultCo…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Wednesday: Vega Pederson extends her lead in MultCo…
The contest is still too close to call as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, butSharon Meieran is falling back.

Multnomah County's ranked choice voting: Here's how…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Multnomah County's ranked choice voting: Here's how…
Voters have backed the change; races for key elected positions are on track to look much much different in 2026.

Multnomah County auditor measures: Voters want more…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Multnomah County auditor measures: Voters want more…
The passage of two measures related to the auditor's office show voters are seeking greater accountability.

Wednesday: Kotek maintains small lead over Drazan…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Wednesday: Kotek maintains small lead over Drazan…
Democrat and Republican win where their parties usually win statewide; Betsy Johnson, with 9%, concedes.

Women to hold half the elected mayoral seats in…

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Women to hold half the elected mayoral seats in…
Lueb of Tigard and Wenzl of Forest Grove round out a dead split between women and men as city heads in Washington County.

Democrats poised to keep majorities in Oregon…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Democrats poised to keep majorities in Oregon…
The chambers have been run by the GOP and Democrats, and even tied, in recent decades; here's what the 2023 lineup means.

Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…

Portland Tribune - Politics
Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…
The former mayor of Happy Valley stays ahead of Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner as of Wednesday morning.

State measures: Gun safety close, health care trails

Portland Tribune - Politics
State measures: Gun safety close, health care trails
Closest margins are for 114 and 111; moves to curb legislative walkouts and remove slavery have strong support.

Hardesty concedes, Gonzalez announces victory

Portland Tribune - Politics
Hardesty concedes, Gonzalez announces victory
UPDATE: Challenger deposes incumbent Portland City Council commissioner at Nov. 8 election

Portland charter reform holds lead overnight

Portland Tribune - Politics
Portland charter reform holds lead overnight
UPDATE: The measure to change the city's form of government is passing by 56% to 44% in overnight returns.

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