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Hill to Hall Aug 24–30

Aug. 24: Oregon applies for federal lost wage assistance The Oregon Employment Department applied for a federal payment program covering lost wages, which would pay $300 weekly to unemployed Oregonians….

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Hill to Hall August 19–21

Aug. 19: Independent Police Review investigating complaints against Portland Police   Portland’s independent police review board began to investigate over 40 complaints against Portland police actions during the nightly racial…

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Hill to Hall August 10–12

Aug.10: Oregon Legislature convenes and concludes special session Oregon lawmakers started and ended a one-day special session Monday, fixing deficits in the budget due to the COVID-19 pandemic and passing…

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Hill to Hall August 6–8

August 6: Federal judge sides with ACLU, extends restraining order against federal officers   A federal judge decided Thursday to extend a restraining order, protecting journalists and legal observers covering…

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Hill to Hall July 24-31

July 27: Portland protesters sue Trump administration   Citing what they called “out-of-control responses” by federal agents, a group of Portland protesters are suing the Trump administration for what they…

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Hill to Hall July 22–24

July 22: Governor Brown extends mask mandate, lowers indoor venue size   On Wednesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced the state’s mask mandate will extend to children 5 and over,…

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Hill to Hall July 13–19

July 13: Governor announces masks required outdoors Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Monday masks will be required outdoors wherever social distancing is not possible. She also banned indoor social gatherings…

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Hill to Hall July 6–10

July 6: Interstate-5 Rose Quarter Expansion Project ordered to halt by City Council   The Portland City Council stated in a letter to the city’s bureau directors Monday the I-5…