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Hill 2 Hall July 12-16

July 12 – Oregon official in charge of harassment complaints at Capitol resigns, with grievance letter   Nate Monson, former acting Oregon State Legislative Equity Officer (LEO), resigned on June…

The obligation of a lifetime

Oregon state lawmakers passed Senate Bill 485 on June 25, which declared an emergency around the servicing of student loans, created important consumer protections for borrowers and instituted functional regulations…

Governor Kate Brown's executive order lifting most COVID-19 restrictions in Oregon. The order comes after Brown set a goal to lift the state's restrictions after 70% of the eligible population received a single vaccination dose, or by June 30, whichever came first. Office of the Governor/State of Oregon

Oregon lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Governor Kate Brown announced last Friday an end to the statewide mask mandate, which ended June 30. The single-shot vaccination rate among the eligible population reached 69.9% as of July…

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June 14 – Oregon lawmakers propose eviction ‘pause’ for renters in need   Oregon State legislators proposed amendments to Senate Bill 278, which would temporarily halt evictions of renters who…

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May 17: Biden rescinds Department of Justice order to prosecute protesters in Portland   Executive Order 13933, titled “Protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues and Combating Recent Criminal Violence,” was…

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Hill to Hall May 3-7

May 3: Former Oregon State lawmaker cited in sex trafficking ring   Clackamas Community College board member and former Oregon State Speaker of the House of Representatives Dave Hunt has…

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Hill to Hall Feb. 5-12

Feb 5—Oregon State Representative to face a vote to expel after sexual harassment accusations After a unanimous vote, members of the Oregon House Conduct Committee are recommending that the full…

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Hill to Hall August 10–12

Aug.10: Oregon Legislature convenes and concludes special session Oregon lawmakers started and ended a one-day special session Monday, fixing deficits in the budget due to the COVID-19 pandemic and passing…

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Hill to Hall August 6–8

August 6: Federal judge sides with ACLU, extends restraining order against federal officers   A federal judge decided Thursday to extend a restraining order, protecting journalists and legal observers covering…

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