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Stories with person: Peter Courtney
  • Oregon session empowered Democratic Party's liberal wing story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 9:13 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Oregon will be the first state to automatically register drivers to vote and to give women access to 12 months of birth control at a time. Workers will get up to a week of paid sick leave. A controversial new global-warming initiative aims to reduce carbon pollution.

  • A look at the past week in the Oregon Legislature 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 2:04 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers had a busy week, advancing dozens of bills and finalizing the budget as they prepare to adjourn the 2015 session in the coming days. Here's a look at some of the highlights from the past week: