Hill to Hall: Feb. 25–March 2

Feb. 25: Report reveals over 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse against immigrant children in government detention facilities A Justice Department report released by Rep. Ted Deutch, D–Florida, revealed an estimated…

Hill to Hall Feb. 18–23

Feb. 18: Past employees sue former Oregon State Senator for sexual harassment Two law students filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against former Oregon Senator Jeff Kruse. Both students are also…

Hill to Hall Feb. 13–15

Feb. 13: Portland withdraws from FBI anti-terror task force The Portland City Council voted 3-2 to withdraw from the FBI’s task force aimed at uprooting terrorism, citing a “deep distrust”…

Hill to Hall Feb. 4–8

Feb. 4: Oregon lawmakers introduce bill to protect organ donor recipients Rep. Rob Nosse, D–Portland, sponsored a bill in the Oregon State Legislature to stop medical providers from recommending transplant…

Hill to Hall Jan. 28–Feb. 1

Jan. 28: Educational aides sue Portland Public Schools for negligence   Eight special education classroom aides in Beaverton, Gresham and Portland are suing their school districts for a combined $3.6…

Hill to Hall: Jan. 22–25

Jan. 22: U.S. Supreme court approves transgender military ban The United States Supreme Court approved President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military in a 5-4 decision….

Hill to Hall: Jan. 14–19

Jan. 14: Los Angeles teachers enter fifth day of strike for contract renegotiations Over 32,000 teachers in Los Angeles County—the second biggest school district in the United States—began a strike…

Hill to Hall: Jan. 9–11

Jan. 9: Bill introduced to regulate marijuana like alcohol Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D–Oregon, introduced a bill Wednesday to regulate the distribution of marijuana in a similar way to alcohol at…

Hill to Hall: Jan. 2–7

Jan. 2: Oregon’s only women’s prison grants tampons to inmates Coffee Creek Correctional Institution, Oregon’s only women’s prison, now gives tampons to inmates who request them. Previously, only sanitary pads…