AT THE CAPITOL: The Early Literacy Success Initiative proposed at the Oregon Legislature would pay for reading tutors, teacher training and require a shift to teaching methods based on decades of research.
By Alex Baumhardt - Oregon Capital Chronicle
Officials with the Port of Morrow, based in Boardman, said initially they didn’t know about the leak but later acknowledged they had, violating their wastewater permit
Testimony from farmers, environmental advocates and industry reveal deeper concerns about the future of farming in Oregon.
AT THE CAPITOL: A proposal from several Democrats and environmentalists would mandate the Oregon state pension fund to divest billions in fossil fuel holdings
An audit by the Secretary of State’s Office found divided authority on the issue, with the involvement of three departments, and a lack of funding and cooperation.
DEQ officials say the agency is more closely monitoring companies in its carbon credit Clean Fuels Program after TTS Charging sold $1.8 million in credits linked to false data.
A Lincoln City entrepreneur reported false data to the DEQ’s Clean Fuels Program, sold invalid carbon credits and went on a spending spree. An Oregon Capital Chronicle Special Report details what happened.
The Oregon Department of Education has updated its guidance to schools for how to support and protect LGBTQ students.
The new executive director of Oregon’s largest agricultural advocacy and lobbying group wants to grow membership and shrink regulations.
The Friday announcements come as Oregon Department of Education Director Colt GIll said he’s retiring at the end of June.