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Approaching The Rise In Elder Abuse

OPB | Oct. 21, 2015

The elder abuse rate in Oregon rose in 2014. We'll find out what's behind that rise, and how those charged with identifying, prosecuting and preventing such abuse are approaching the problem.

Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 07, 2013

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.

Do Minimum Wage Increases Help The Poor?

OPB | Sept. 18, 2013

On Tuesday, Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced a 15 cent increase in the state's hourly minimum wage for 2014.

Right 2 Dream Too Seeks New Home

OPB | Sept. 11, 2013

The downtown Portland homeless camp Right 2 Dream Too may be relocating to a spot under the Broadway Bridge.

Cutting Across the Board

OPB | June 15, 2010

What will nine percent cuts, across the board, mean for state services in Oregon?