Hill to Hall Aug. 7–9

Aug. 7: Lawsuit blames rancher for wildfire that burned Oregon Native American reservation  The Nena fire, a wildfire that burned for over two weeks and consumed roughly 106 square miles…

Hill to Hall July 31–Aug. 1

July 31: Pedestrian fatalities increase in Portland’s older populations Approximately 12% of Portland’s population is made up of people 65 years and older, and according to a report by the…

Hill to Hall July 23–25

July 23: President Trump proposes changes to food stamp eligibility Trump’s announcement of a potential federal rule change—which could cause 3.1 million people to lose their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

Hill to Hall July 15–19

July 15 Oregon GOP files recall against Gov. Brown   Due to a number of laws Governor Kate Brown passed in the 2019 legislative session, Chairman Bill Currier of the Oregon…

Hill to Hall July 8–12

July 8 Republican lawmaker threatens Oregon Senate president The senate special committee has ordered Senator Brian Boquist, a Republican from Dallas, Ore., give 12-hour notice before coming to the Capitol…

Hill to Hall July 1–July 5

July 1 Mayor Ted Wheeler responds to criticism of Portland protest Protests between the left-wing group antifa and the right-wing group Patriot Prayer made national news after becoming violent in…

Hill to Hall June 25–28

June 25 Oregon Legislature repeals tsunami zone building ban House Bill 3309 was passed, overturning a 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails and police and fire stations from being…

Hill to Hall June 17–June 21

June 17 All Oregon Public Universities will raise tuition  All seven of Oregon’s public universities will be raising their tuition over the 2019–20 school year, with tuition hikes ranging from…

Hill to Hall June 10–June 14

June 10 Four Oregon Public Universities asking for higher tuition University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland State and Southern Oregon University will defend substantial tuition increases this week…

Hill to Hall June 3–June 8

June 3 Oregon Legislature passes bill banning “revenge porn” House Bill 2393, which passed the Senate unanimously 28-0, is now headed to Gov. Kate Brown to be signed into law….

Hill to Hall May 28–May 31

May 28: Oregon Public Schools now required to teach material on Holocaust Oregon Lawmakers unanimously voted to add mandatory Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019–20 school…