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…

Seeking asylum in Oregon

More than 120 Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees were imprisoned in May 2018 in Sheridan, Ore., after seeking asylum in the United States. The guests of a Portland church, First…

Hill to Hall Sept. 30–Oct. 5

Oct. 1 – Supreme Court nominee once brawled alongside former Blazer U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh participated in a bar fight with former NBA basketball player Chris Dudley in…

Occupy ICE evicted

After five weeks of occupying federal land surrounding Portland’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility, the Occupy ICE PDX protest came to an end early on the morning of Wednesday, July…

From the Hill to the ‘hall: Oct. 17-23

Georgia State Representative’s ‘rhetorical’ remark sparks fervor Representative Betty Price (R-48) created a firestorm over remarks made at an investigative committee when she asked whether it was possible to quarantine…