Some lawmakers say the Oregon Board of Education went too far when it banned Native American school mascots.
Democrats in the state House proposed a budget plan Wednesday that would eliminate a variety of tax breaks to help pay for education and avoid some of the cuts to social services recently approved by the Senate.
The Washington state Legislature has passed a measure to allow 18-year-olds to taste — and spit out — alcohol in certain classroom settings.
Lawmakers are considering tightening up the state's laws against driving under the influence after two recent cases that left three dead and two - including an infant - critically injured.
An Oregon lawmaker has proposed a bill that would change that, requiring schools statewide, including public charter schools, to allow students to recite it every school day.
The pay increase for first responders was much larger than workers received in any other pension system in the state and more than double the average raise for all workers who departed over that time period, according to the AP's analysis.
People who have been clamoring for years for more money for Washington public schools got a taste of what they were asking for when a coalition of state senators released their budget proposal this week.
The Washington state House released a scaled-back transportation budget proposal Thursday, with Transportation Committee chairwoman saying she plans to unveil a revised revenue package to pay for new projects next week.
Masked anarchists ran wild in Seattle's streets last May Day, and now nearly a year later we're learning why police command allowed the violence to run unchecked for so long.
Washington state officials said Wednesday it's not OK for bars to allow marijuana use, and they plan to take steps to address that.
A bipartisan group of Washington state senators released a transportation budget proposal Wednesday that both sides call "barebones."
A Southeast Portland couple says their neighbors’ medical marijuana plants are making them sick, and they want the city to step in and do something about it.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed into law a bill allowing young illegal immigrants to pay resident tuition at the state's seven public universities.
A bill that will allow the state Department of Motor Vehicles to issue short-term driver's licenses to people who can't show they are residents of the United States, including illegal immigrants, will be introduced today at the state Capitol in Oregon.
Despite a majority of Washington state senators having signed a letter in support of a measure requiring insurers to cover abortion, a key lawmaker said Monday that it will not advance from her committee.