The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee have come together to introduce a bill that would publicize more information about private foster care providers.
We discuss The Oregonian/OregonLive's reporting about sexual misconduct at Portland Public Schools, efforts to address housing for Oregon's foster youth, and the issue of lead in Portland houses. We also hear from a tattoo artist who works with breast-cancer survivors.
Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle's mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, records show.
Some children spent 80 days or more living in hotel rooms as part of an Oregon foster care program, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
The Oregon Department of Human Services will have a new director this fall. The current head of the agency, Clyde Saiki, is retiring after a three-decade career in state government.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would let children age 12 and older switch their foster care case workers.
A South Korean man flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3 has been ordered deported back to a country that is completely alien to him.
Workers at one of Oregon's largest state agencies feel overworked and stressed. That's according to a survey of employees at the Oregon Department of Human Services released Wednesday.
We find out more about a massive budget shortfall in the Oregon Health Authority, the status of the state's foster care system according to a recent report, and a new addition to the Sports Hall of Fame.
Brown called Storm in response to a OPB/Statesman Journal story, thanked her for speaking out and asked for her suggestions about how to improve foster care.
Oregon's foster care system is being pushed to its limits and failing to put in place remedies for ongoing problems.
A Baker City teen is facing murder charges in connection with the shootings that killed his foster father and another man at a remote hunting cabin in northeastern Grant County.
Author Jake Dekker talks to Think Out Loud about his experiences adopting a 10-year-old child who had been in the foster care system.