Dennis Richardson

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

State Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Shut Down Oregon’s Obamacare Exchange

A Republican state lawmaker who’s running for governor says he’ll introduce legislation to shut down the state’s troubled health insurance exchange.


File photo of a man lighting up a cigarette. (credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tobacco Lawsuit Helps Oregon Balance Budget

As the Oregon Legislature convened Wednesday for the start of a month-long legislative session, key lawmakers proposed spending much of a $56 million dollar legal windfall to avoid cutting services for the sick and needy.