Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Opens Re-election Campaign

OPB | Sept. 25, 2017

To no one's suprise, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she plans to run for re-election to the office she's held since John Kitzhaber's resignation in 2015.

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Athletes Blast Trump After President Targets Kaepernick, Curry

OPB | Sept. 23, 2017 3:43 p.m. | Somerset, N.J.

President Trump said two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry was not welcome at the White House, then said NFL players who kneel for the national anthem should be fired.

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Washington Senator Wants Her State To Help Develop Oregon Tolling Plan

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Portland

Washington Sen. Patty Murray tells Oregon Gov. Kate Brown she wants Washington state and the city of Vancouver to be voting members on an Oregon congesting pricing committee.

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Russian Hackers Attempted To Access Oregon Voter Information In 2016

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 3:27 p.m. | Portland

The Department of Homeland Security informed Oregon officials Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access voter information during the 2016 election.

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Oregon Senators Sound The Alarm On Latest GOP Health Care Bill

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 1:13 p.m. | Portland

Nursing home residents in Portland told Oregon’s two Democratic senators Friday that they would be devastated by the health care cuts proposed in the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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'OPB Politics Now': Oregon's Sanctuary Law Under Fire

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 12:44 p.m.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Portland this week, and railed against Oregon’s "sanctuary state" law.

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Sen. Patty Murray: GOP Trashed Bipartisan Bill For Latest ACA Repeal Attempt

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 8:30 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., blames Republican leadership for putting a freeze on her bipartisan health care plan.

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Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Portland Arts Tax

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to Portland’s Arts Education and Access Fund, better known as the arts tax.

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Oregon Faces Steep Cuts Under New Republican Health Care Plan

OPB | Sept. 20, 2017 11:50 a.m. | Portland

Oregon could face one of the biggest financial hits under the Cassidy-Graham bill. That's because the state embraced Obama’s health care reforms and greatly expanded Medicaid.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attacks Sanctuary Cities In Portland

OPB | Sept. 19, 2017 8:38 a.m. | Portland

Protesters gathered in Northwest Portland on Tuesday to call Sessions' visit "unwelcome" and "potentially dangerous."

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Recently Deceased Vancouver Candidate's Name Will Remain On Ballot

OPB | Sept. 18, 2017 6:38 p.m.

Leading Vancouver City Council candidate Scott Campbell died Sunday after battling cancer for several years. But election officials say his name will still appear on the ballot.

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