You'll have to put down that cell phone while driving but you can still smoke with your children in the car. Take a look at what the House and Senate did -- and didn't do -- this session to impact your life.
The Oregon House approved a plan Monday to expand state health coverage to an additional 80,000 uninsured children and 35,000 low-income adults. The measure calls for raising taxes on hospital revenues and establishing a tax on health insurance...
It was a very green year for the Oregon Legislature in 2007, with bills to promote renewable energy, curb greenhouse gas emissions and expand a pioneering bottle bill. It's been a different story so far in the 2009 session.
Rural counties that face financial collapse from the loss of federal timber payments need to raise local taxes while the Oregon Legislature and Congress grapple with long-term solutions, a task force told the governor Monday.