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.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 20, 2015
Portland, OR employees and contractors will now be paid a $15 minimum wage.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 19, 2015
"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."
by Kay Steiger Posted on February 14, 2015
When Kate Brown is sworn in next week, she'll make history as America's first openly bisexual governor.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 10, 2015
Two bills would take action toward closing the state's 20 percent gender wage gap.