Good morning, it’s Friday, May 16. Here are this morning’s headlines:
- The chief clerk of the Oregon House of Representatives resigned after allegations that she lobbied in favor of a bill seven years ago. Ramona Kenady Line served as chief clerk for 29 years and served in the Oregon Legislature for 42 years.
- Oregon may have to pay back the money it used for its troubled Cover Oregon website. The latest numbers show Oregon spent about $250 million.
- A University of Oregon professor filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education over the university’s 2-month delay in notifying the campus of a March sexual assault.
- The Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls will reopen Memorial Day. A boulder fell on the bridge earlier this year, causing major damage.
- With more oil trains traveling through Oregon, an environmental group is questioning the state’s spill response plans for the lower Deschutes River.