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.
by Zack Ford Feb 3, 2015
Aaron and Melissa Klein may have to pay a lesbian couple up to $150,000 for refusing to sell them a wedding cake.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Nov 3, 2014
In the last weeks of her life, Brittany Maynard sparked a national conversation about the right to die.
by Katie Valentine Sep 17, 2014
Heat, drought and extreme rainfall could make harmful algal blooms like this more common.