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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber addresses the media over allegations concerning First Lady Cylvia Hayes, Jan. 30, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

Democrats move fast as Oregon Legislature begins 2015 session | Local | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon

The governor's mess persists and distracts: Editorial

The governor, after dragging his feet on the release of documents requested in mid-October, finds himself in another hard spot: Records made available late last week show Hayes had indeed blurred the line between private consulting work with her Bend-based firm, E3 Strategies, and her public work as Oregon's first lady.

John Kitzhaber in a photo from the mid-1990s (KOIN 6 News, file)

For about five hours Wednesday, the entire Oregon Capitol was focused on one airplane leaving Washington, D.C.

Supporters of higher wages for Oregon's low-paid workers swarmed the state Capitol steps today, loudly chanting

The campaign to raise Oregon's minimum wage to $15 an hour is backed by 11 lawmakers.

Cylvia Hayes: First lady mixed private business, public role, new records show

Newly released documents show Hayes' claimed reimbursements, her use of Mahonia Hall and tasks she assigned state employees.

Kate Brown: 'This is truly a sad day for the state of Oregon'

Secretary of State Kate Brown, Oregon's next governor, delivers brief remarks to reporters after John Kitzhaber announced his resignation Friday.

Oregon Transportation Commission chairwoman says Gov. John Kitzhaber fired her for rejecting coal subsidy

"The bottom line is that I would still be on the commission if I'd voted for that project," Catherine Mater said. "It's as simple as that."