By Gosia Wozniacka | 03/04/14 08:29 AM
Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it's been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle's promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 08:25 AM
The Portland School Board has approved a new contract with the city's teachers after 10 months of negotiations that brought Oregon's largest school district close to a strike.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:34 PM
Advocates for the home health care industry say the 14 percent cut in Medicare payments it will see over the next four years is unprecedented and could result in a loss of services for thousands of homebound seniors and disabled individuals in Oregon.
02/27/14 03:32 PM
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — The Oregon lawmaker who co-sponsored a bill aimed at cracking down on so-called “patent trolls” says the legislation is the first step in the state’s efforts to combat the entities that are hurting businesses. Winters “This gives our attorney...
02/26/14 03:07 PM
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — A bill that would crack down on so-called “patent trolls” has unanimously passed both houses of Oregon’s legislature. Rosenblum On Monday, the state House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1540, 59-0. Rep. Wally Hicks, a Republican, was excused...
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 09:02 AM
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Legislature is looking at two bills that would curtail access to public records. Both measures have advanced through the legislative process without opposition at any stage. Lawmakers say they're protecting people's privacy, but government transparency advocates...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:39 AM
House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards, some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:19 AM
Secretary of State Kate Brown has informed the Oregon Legislature that she'll be asking for money to hire a security contractor to fix her website, which was taken offline after hackers broke in.
02/20/14 04:15 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a wet spell unusual even for Portland, a second homeowner has found a sinkhole in the yard, but this one didn't swallow anybody. Firefighters on Wednesday put up yellow tape around a 20-foot-deep hole at the southeast Portland home of Justin Nguyen, who said he'd...
By Michelle Malkin | 02/18/14 04:58 PM
If Obamacare officials cannot prevent accused embezzlers from infiltrating their offices, how can they protect enrollees from grifters, con artists and thieves in the federal health insurance exchange system?
02/18/14 03:52 PM
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — The Oregon Senate has passed a bill that would crack down on so-called “patent trolls.” Winters On Friday, the state Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 1540, 30-0. The legislation has been sent to the House Judiciary Committee. Patent trolls —...
By Jonathan J. Cooper | 02/18/14 08:48 AM
The bill would require an independent quality assurance contractor to be involved with some large technology projects.
02/14/14 02:15 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have backed off a ban on advertising unpasteurized milk. The move came when the state Department of Agriculture agreed Thursday to settle a free speech lawsuit brought by a libertarian public interest firm on behalf of McMinnville milk producer...
By Jeff Barnard | 02/14/14 08:18 AM
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden and three congressional colleagues on Thursday requested a federal investigation of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange, which has been unable to sign up a single person through its online portal because of technical problems that were known months before it was...
02/14/14 12:19 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A backcountry ski guide and his client were identified Thursday as the people killed in an Eastern Oregon avalanche, while two of their rescued companions were recovering at a hospital after suffering broken bones and spending more than 24 hours stranded on a snowy slope....
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