Oregon Gov. Kate Brown wants to figure out what federal aid can accomplish before drawing down the state's uncertain funds.
All around Oregon, local government and school officials are scrambling to figure out whether they can successfully ask voters for financial help when the economy is cratering from the coronavirus pandemic.
Multnomah County Commissioner – and emergency room doctor – Sharon E. Meieran says our leaders are consistently failing us as they put political concerns first, and science second.
To battle the coronavirus pandemic, many state governments are ordering residents to shelter in place. That’s creating a rift in anti-government circles.
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Redden served in the Oregon Legislature before being elected state treasurer and attorney general, and then being appointed to the U.S. Oregon District Court.
A legislative committee in Oregon has recommended temporarily banning all evictions and foreclosures, increasing homeless shelters and more to address the coronavirus pandemic.
The Metro regional government will lay off approximately 40% of its staff, but the agency will move forward with a ballot measure to raise $250 million for homeless services.
Canvassers seeking to recall state Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, went door-to-door in his district as the coronavirus epidemic was first starting to take hold.