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…

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 May 21–May 25

May 21: Oregon Senate passes election security bill Senate Bill 944 “overwhelmingly passed” the Oregon Senate on the day of Oregon’s special election for local positions and tax laws according…

Hill to Hall May 13–17

May 16: Governor Brown signs $1 billion tax package for school funding In the wake of Oregon public school protesting and Republican walkouts in Salem, Gov. Kate Brown has signed…

Hill to Hall April 15–20

April 15: Bill proposed to change laws on drone interference passes Oregon Senate Senate Bill 581 passed the Oregon Senate on Monday and is headed to the House for approval….