Hill to Hall April 1–5

April 1: Bill to provide free menstrual products in public schools moves forward in committee A bill that would require at least half of all public middle and high schools…

Hill to Hall: March 19–22

March 19: Oregon permanently bans offshore drilling The Oregon Legislature passed Senate Bill 256 to “prohibit drilling and exploration in the state’s marine waters,” according to Associated Press. This comes…

Hill to Hall: March 11–15

March 11: Safeway hires armed guards at downtown location Safeway on 10th and Jefferson has employed armed guards to supplement their security team after a recent spur of complaints regardless…

Hill to Hall, Nov. 6–10

Nov. 6: Midterm elections conclude in Oregon Gov. Kate Brown was re-elected to the governor’s office at the close of 2018 midterm elections in what the Associated Press called the…

Hill to Hall: Oct. 21–26

Oct. 21: Oregon leaders pledge to uphold transgender protections Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives Tina Kotek, D–Portland, and U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D–Ore., came out in support of…

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…

‘Come on down, Governor Brown’

Oregon’s Democratic Socialists of America and the Oregon Poor People’s Campaign held a rally on the front steps of the state capitol building in Salem on May 21 to protest…

Hill to Hall May 14–20

May 14: Gladstone Burgerville votes to unionize One month after a southeast Portland Burgerville voted to establish the Burgerville Worker’s Union—one of the only federally-recognized fast food unions in the…