by Aviva Shen Apr 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 Apr 13, 2015
In drought-stricken California, the food and beverage conglomerate is under investigation by the U.S. Forest Service.
by Alice Ollstein Mar 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 Mar 19, 2015
As Congress fights over taxpayer funding for abortion, some local lawmakers are quietly working to change the conversation.
by Alice Ollstein Mar 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 Mar 12, 2015
An innovative bill that will register 300,000 Oregonians to vote is about to become law.
by Bryce Covert Feb 20, 2015
Portland, OR employees and contractors will now be paid a $15 minimum wage.
by Zack Ford Feb 19, 2015
"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."
by Kay Steiger Feb 14, 2015
When Kate Brown is sworn in next week, she'll make history as America's first openly bisexual governor.
by Bryce Covert Feb 10, 2015
Two bills would take action toward closing the state's 20 percent gender wage gap.