Governor Kate Brown's executive order lifting most COVID-19 restrictions in Oregon. The order comes after Brown set a goal to lift the state's restrictions after 70% of the eligible population received a single vaccination dose, or by June 30, whichever came first. Office of the Governor/State of Oregon

Oregon lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Governor Kate Brown announced last Friday an end to the statewide mask mandate, which ended June 30. The single-shot vaccination rate among the eligible population reached 69.9% as of July…

Hill to Hall May 8–15

May 8: Churches sue Governor Brown over pandemic restrictions   A group of churches are suing Oregon Governor Kate Brown, arguing her stay-at-home orders are unconstitutional, according to Oregon Public…

Hill to Hall May 5–8

May 5: Some state parks will reopen this week, Governor Brown says   Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced on May 5 some state parks and outdoor facilities, including Tryon Creek,…

Hill to Hall April 26–May 2

April 26: Governor speaks to delays in unemployment benefits According to AP News, Oregon Governor Kate Brown apologized Sunday to Oregon residents who are encountering continued problems applying for unemployment…

Hill to Hall April 8–18

April 8: Oregon schools to remain closed through the year   According to AP News, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Oregon’s K-12 schools will remain closed through the academic year…

Hill to Hall April 2–3

April 2: Governor Brown declines calling special legislative session in near future   Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Oregon legislative leaders decided not to call a special legislative session to…

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