Two weeks after an “extremely dangerous” man facing felony charges escaped from the Oregon State Hospital in a state-owned van, federal health authorities ordered immediate changes to ensure the secure transport of patients, especially those involved in the criminal justice system.
Lynne Terry Oregon Capital Chronicle
Senators deemed ineligible for re-election following a Republican-led walkout include Sen. Kim Thatcher of Keizer, who represents north Salem.
Denyc Boles, who represented Salem as a state senator, is now seeking Andrea Salinas’ Congressional seat.
Recent grants to expand abortion access in Oregon come out of $15 million allocated by the state Legislature in 2022.
About 7,000 Oregonians were unable to get an ID card or driver’s license because of a camera system breakdown last week and Monday.
A study by Oregon State University predicts continued warming, more wildfires and more drought.
An Oregon Health Authority official expects the virus to stick around, just like influenza.
With appeals, Oregon’s process for fining employers who violated Covid regulations continues to drag on. Some companies have ignored fines for their conduct.
AT THE CAPITOL: Auditors found that white people in Oregon benefited more than people of color from pay raises aimed at reducing gaps
Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley gave an online news conference while U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, and Reps. Lori Chavez DeRemer, a Republican, and Democrat Andrea Salinas released statements.