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Oregon GOP walkout threatens paid leave, money for housing

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An eight-day Republican walkout over sweeping climate change legislation in Oregon has prevented votes on the nation's most generous paid family leave program, money for affordable ...

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday due to a "possible militia threat" from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislatio...

High-stakes bid to stop climate bill hits 2nd day in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican senators in Oregon engaged in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship Friday with Democratic lawmakers and prepared to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to bloc...

Oregon gov. sends police after GOP senators who fled Capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol to block a vote on a landmark economy-wide climate plan that w...