Governor Kate Brown answers questions after visiting the Marion County and Salem Health Vaccination Clinic at the state fairgrounds in Salem, OR on Jan. 13, 2021. Abigail Dollins/Statesman Journal Via AP, Pool

Oregon surpasses 200,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, experts remain cautiously optimistic

Oregon reached just over 201,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on May 30, while the state’s death toll is 2,668, according the Oregon Health Authority’s official data. Despite this milestone, according to…

Hill to Hall May 18–21

May 18: Oregon Supreme Court halts county judge’s ruling, stay-at-home order continues   AP News reported the Oregon Supreme Court has temporarily kept Oregon’s stay-at-home order in place, halting Baker…

Hill to Hall April 26–May 2

April 26: Governor speaks to delays in unemployment benefits According to AP News, Oregon Governor Kate Brown apologized Sunday to Oregon residents who are encountering continued problems applying for unemployment…

Hill to Hall April 20–24

April 20: U.S. Supreme Court rules non-unanimous jury verdicts banned in Oregon   Non-unanimous jury verdicts were banned in Oregon—the only state left that allowed them—due to a United States…

Hill to Hall April 8–18

April 8: Oregon schools to remain closed through the year   According to AP News, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Oregon’s K-12 schools will remain closed through the academic year…

Hill to Hall April 2–3

April 2: Governor Brown declines calling special legislative session in near future   Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Oregon legislative leaders decided not to call a special legislative session to…

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…

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