Gun control, health care and carbon legislation moved forward rapidly during the first two weeks of the state legislative session. House Democrats are aggressively pushing for big bills that Republicans complain are too complex for this year’s five-week short session. Republicans’ hope remai…
When Sen. Jeff Kruse vacates his Senate seat next month after more than two decades in office, another Republican will be selected to fill that role.
With the resignation of Roseburg Sen. Jeff Kruse, Oregon law sets forth the process for appointing his replacement. While specific instructions will come from the office of Oregon secretary of state, some of the process became clear after talking to local elected officials and party members.
Republican Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Fall Creek, has called for Sen. Jeff Kruse to step down, while Republican legislators announced Kruse would not be in the Capitol building for the next two weeks.
SALEM — State Sen. Jeff Kruse remained defiant and said he will not step down in the wake of an investigative report released Tuesday that said he subjected multiple women at the Capitol to unwanted touching.
A short legislative session begins next week, and Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, and Rep. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, say they hope Democratic legislators stick to business and avoid trying to rush through major legislation on complex issues like carbon cap and trade and a constitutional right to…
An Oregon senator who accused Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, of groping her at the state capitol was included among a group of women and men honored by Time Magazine as part of its Person of the Year 2017 award.
While top Oregon political leaders called on state Sen. Jeff Kruse to resign immediately Thursday, a day after a female senator filed a formal complaint alleging years of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching, local Republicans chose to take a wait-and-see attitude.
Two men and a pickup truck set up a petition-signing site in the Roseburg library parking lot Friday afternoon to recall Gov. Kate Brown.
DEPOE BAY — Several motorists involved in a multi-car crash with a flatbed truck found out what happened when you upset hagfish.
Sen. Jeff Kruse, a farmer, and Rep. Dallas Heard, a landscape contractor, were outside working Monday, but both said it felt more relaxing than a day in Salem.
Classic car enthusiasts are celebrating their time to shine during Douglas County’s Graffiti Weekend, but they are less than enthusiastic about the state’s recent passing of a transportation bill.