An Oregon Senate committee is scheduled to vote on a proposal requiring background checks on all private firearms sales.
The state Senate has confirmed Justice Jim Shea to the Montana Supreme Court.
Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to seek experimental medical treatments.
City and county governments across Washington will lose some ability to restrict church-hosted homeless encampments under a bill passed by the House of Representatives.
Senators voted 49-0 Friday morning in favor of a bill named for Sheena Henderson, who was shot to death by her husband in a murder-suicide at Spokane’s Deaconess Hospital in July 2014
Efforts to control unmanned flying aircraft become more prominent
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby on Wednesday blamed a former staff member for policy positions that matched statements from other Republicans word-for-word
Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers and a huge cash advantage over his rivals.
Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.
Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.