Hill to Hall Nov. 12–15

Nov. 12: Oregon coalition propose initiatives for citizen-led redistricting One year prior to state redistricting, which will take place in November 2020, an Oregon coalition has filed three proposed initiatives…

Hill to Hall Nov. 4–8

Nov. 4: U.S. formally begins process to leave Paris Agreement The Trump administration notified the United Nations that the United States has formally begun the process to leave the Paris…

Hill to Hall Oct. 27–Nov. 3

Oct. 28: Oregon’s only Republican representative in Congress chooses not to run in 2020 United States Representative Greg Walden, Oregon’s only Congressional Republican, announced he would not be seeking reelection…

Hill to Hall Oct. 21–25

Oct. 21: Gov. Brown responds to national executive order, says Oregon will accept refugees In response to a recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump, Oregon Governor Kate Brown…

Hill to Hall Oct. 14–18

Oct. 14: Petitions to recall Governor fail to submit necessary number of signatures  Two petitions, both with the goal of putting the recall of Oregon Governor Kate Brown on the…

Hill to Hall Oct. 7–11

Oct. 7: Supreme Court hears case on non-unanimous juries The United States Supreme Court heard arguments on Louisiana v Ramos, a case which questions a state’s usage on non-unanimous juries….

Hill to Hall Oct. 1–4

Oct. 1: Portland institutes new plastic policy  Portland restaurants are no longer allowed to offer single-use plastics—including plastic straws, stirrers and utensils—unless a customer asks for them. The policy applies…

Hill to Hall September 24–26

Sept. 24: U.S. House of Representatives initiates impeachment inquiry against president United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump amid allegations…

Hill to Hall Aug. 26–30

Aug. 26 Oregon grocery store workers strike over gender pay gap and low wages  Oregon and southwest Washington grocery store workers joined the United Food and Commercial Workers to vote…

Hill to Hall Aug. 21–24

Aug. 21: Portland to help immigrants through new Universal Reception legal program  Portland’s new legal assistance program—named Universal Reception—provides free legal aid to immigrants and those wanting to apply for…

Hill to Hall Aug. 13–17

Aug. 13: New Oregon law requires all commercial eggs to be cage-free Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill on Aug. 12, which will require that all eggs produced or sold…