Measure Would Use Lottery Money for Jail

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A citizen group wants an item on the November ballot to raise money for Josephine County’s public safety system, but the group admits it has a long way to go. Members of “Securing Our Safety” are gathering signatures for a measure that would change how Oregon Lottery funds are used. If … Continue reading »

Online Petition for Oregon Gay Marriage

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregonians may soon get the chance to vote again on same-sex marriage for the state.¬†Activists are hoping to gather enough signatures to get an initiative on the November 2014 ballot. A website called Oregon United for Marriage¬†is now active, with signature-gathering efforts officially beginning Friday. Supporters can sign the petition online, and … Continue reading »