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Oregon Governor Kate Brown wants an independent review of the state's foster care system. It comes after the Willamette Week newspaper reported that the Oregon Department of Human Services ignored warning signs at a prominent foster care provider in Portland.

Oregon lawmakers return to Salem Monday for a three-day series of meetings.

Oregon voters could see competing minimum-wage initiatives on their 2016 ballot. A group that favors a hike to $13.50 per hour kicked off their signature gathering campaign Monday.

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Oregon lawmakers are returning to Salem  Monday to take a look at issues they think can't wait until their next legislative session.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Monday celebrated a bill to require most employers to provide paid sick leave.

Efforts to raise Oregon’s gas tax this year appear to have fizzled out in the legislature.

Oregon could become the first state in the nation to ban the declawing of cats in most circumstances.

Oregon lawmakers still have a lot on their plate as the 2015 session enters its final weeks.

Supporters of a proposal to extend paid sick time to most Oregon workers say the legislation has stalled.

A bill that would require criminal background checks for private gun sales in Oregon is on its way to the governor's desk. The Oregon House narrowly passed the measure Monday.