Hill To Hall March 10–13

March 10: Governor Brown takes executive action on climate change Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed an executive order on March 10 intended to curb greenhouse emissions in the state, according…

Hill to Hall Feb. 26–27

Feb. 26: Governor Brown authorizes $1.8 million emergency loan for Pendleton to repair  flood-damaged levee   According to the East Oregonian, Governor Kate Brown announced the state agency Business Oregon…

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 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…

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…