Climate change has not only limited Oregon’s cherry growing season but delayed California’s, leading the market to be flooded and prices to drop.
By Alex Baumhardt - Oregon Capital Chronicle
Bills recently signed by Gov. Tina Kotek included $140 million to improve literacy and more than $10 billion for general school funding.
The North Pacific gray whale population is down 46% in the last seven years, but healthier mothers and more calves could be signs of a rebound.
Oregon authorities haven’t received wage complaints about overtime pay from farmworkers this summer, but advocates say many delay reporting for fear of retaliation
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission delayed a vote on the GTN Express pipeline following letters from environmentalists and Oregon senators.
Oregon borrowers who had been making payments for 20 or more years and should have had balances forgiven will finally see an end to their bills.
Districts have scaled back summer learning programs, offering fewer classes and field trips, and some community groups have cut programs entirely.
Oregon, Washington and California are planning to build a network of electric truck chargers and hydrogen fueling stations on the West Coast.
Avista, Oregon’s second largest natural gas provider, spent ratepayer funds fighting state climate change regulations while simultaneously attempting to raise rates for customers.
Oregon lawmakers invested in a record $10.2 billion K-12 state school fund for the 2023-25 budget cycle.