by Alan Pyke Posted on July 1, 2015
The cannabis legalization measure Oregon voters approved last year is now officially in effect. But it could be more than a year before the state's retail sales system catches up.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 13, 2015 Updated: June 13, 2015
Oregon lawmakers just passed a paid sick leave bill, which now heads to the governor's desk for her signature.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2015 Updated: June 10, 2015
Two states just significantly expanded rights for domestic workers who are otherwise excluded from many workplace protections.
by Katelyn Harrop Posted on June 9, 2015
GMO crops are now completely banned in Jackson County, Oregon.
by Aviva Shen Posted on April 25, 2015
Sweet Cakes by Melissa refused to sell a wedding cake to Oregon couple Rachel Bowman-Cryer and Laurel Bowman-Cryer in 2013, saying it went against their religious beliefs to contribute to a same-sex wedding.
by Samantha Page Posted on April 13, 2015
In drought-stricken California, the food and beverage conglomerate is under investigation by the U.S. Forest Service.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 25, 2015
Could massive, diverse California go from one of the worst voter registration rates in the country to one of best?
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 19, 2015
As Congress fights over taxpayer funding for abortion, some local lawmakers are quietly working to change the conversation.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 16, 2015
Vermont Secretary of State James Condos tells ThinkProgress automatic registration would "benefit democracy in general as it will, most likely, increase voter turnout."
by Scott Keyes Posted on March 12, 2015
An innovative bill that will register 300,000 Oregonians to vote is about to become law.