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More than 170 business groups sent a letter to the Senate on Thursday urging lawmakers to oppose new campaign finance reform legislation that they said would curtail First Amendment rights.
Texas should be the model for other states as officials seek to reduce the need to burn, or flare off, methane coming from oil and gas wells drilled by hydraulic fracturing , a top Senate Democrat said.
Sen. Ron Wyden is zeroing in on his plan for boosting logging on federal lands in Western Oregon to help rural counties beset by money problems.
Robert Siegel speaks with Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon about the Obama administration's shift on drone policy.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden , D-Oregon, spelled out a "legislative framework" today that calls for increased logging and county timber revenues from federally owned Oregon & California Railroad lands but penalizes counties with relatively low property taxes.
The chairman of the Senate Energy Committee says a website partially funded by the oil and gas industry is a constructive tool that could be used by federal regulators in requiring public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Soubise Restaurant opened May 12 at 50 W. Broadway, the redeveloped Broadway Commerce Center downtown.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz addresses the Alliance to Save Energy EE Global Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
The House backed Wednesday a bill directing the U.S. Department of Education to study whether students have the information they need to make good college selections.
If liquefied natural gas export terminal gets final approval in Coos Bay, the total price tag would be $7.5 billion.
A civil liberties group is set to file a motion Thursday asking a special federal court to allow the release of a classified opinion that found the government engaged in unlawful surveillance on Americans.
Here lies Rough & Ready Lumber . The last sawmill in Josephine County closes next week, a grim milestone in the persistent stalemate over logging that's peculiar to this unique corner of Oregon.
Top Internal Revenue Service officials told Congress on Tuesday they were unaware of the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny until recently and did not deliberately mislead lawmakers last year when they did not reveal the practice.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday he will put on hold about 20 applications to export liquefied natural gas until he reviews studies by the Energy Department and others on what impact the exports would have on domestic natural gas supplies and prices.
It doesn't really matter what your political party affiliation is: There are times when you hear about a Supreme Court ruling, and you are left scratching your head.