The U.S. House of Representatives debated a bill Thursday that would dramatically increase logging on federal forestlands in the Northwest.
The White House threatens to veto a timber harvest bill crafted by Oregon and Washington lawmakers who are frustrated with federal forest management and the ongoing fiscal crisis in historically timber-dependent counties.
House Democrats selected Oregon's Peter DeFazio Wednesday as the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee.
One of the chief expectations of those who voted for President Obama is that he moves assertively to pass climate change legislation. How will such efforts fare, alongside the looming debate over the debt ceiling and an expected fight on gun legislation?
A last minute deal passed by Congress to avoid the fiscal cliff extended a key tax credit for the wind power industry.
The House Transportation Committee has approved a bill exempting logging roads from federal storm water pollution regulation.
EUGENE, Ore. -- For the third year, Oregon lawmakers have been attempting to push through legislation designating the area around the Devil’s Staircase as Wilderness. Today a House committee in Washington, DC heard testimony about the proposal.