Cody Melby, 39, jumped the temporary security fence surrounding Portland's federal courthouse and fired several shots. Oregon State Police arrested him Wednesday in Salem during a pro-Trump rally. They say he was trying to enter the state Capitol with a firearm.
Oregon Capitol staffers attempting to form a union encountered a potential roadblock on Tuesday. Their employer says they’re not allowed. Similar reasoning sunk an attempt by Delaware aides to unionize earlier this year.
Oregon lawmakers are set to convene in Salem on Monday for a special legislative session as many pandemic protections for Oregonians are due to expire at the end of the month. OPB politics reporter Dirk VanderHart has been tracking the session and breaks down what to expect.