Alex Visser

Greenlick Booted From Chair Of Health Care

Story updated Monday, Feb. 21, 2019 at 5:35 p.m.

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, the longtime controversial chair of the House health care committee and Portland Democrat, was removed from the position on Thursday.

Legislator, Opponent Clash Over Prescription Drug Bill

A rare scene of drama erupted in a House health care committee hearing on Tuesday as the chair and a lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry clashed over a fairly straightforward bill that would require greater transparency on the part of drug manufacturers.

Oregonians Seek Transparency on Vaccines

Amid a measles outbreak in the Northwest that has stoked the flames of a national debate over vaccinations, Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would alter the state’s immunization process.

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