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.
Lynne Terry Oregon Capital Chronicle
Hospital officials are coping with a trifecta of infections spreading throughout the community.
On Sunday, the Associated Press announced that the former mayor of Happy Valley had won the race against Democrat Jamie-McLeod-Skinner, an attorney and regional emergency manager from central Oregon.
They hope a judge will require a more restrictive wastewater discharge permit; owner says they’re just trying to put him out of business.
Justice Thomas Balmer told Brown in a letter that he will retire Dec. 31, according to a news release from the Oregon Judicial Department. At 70, Balmer has served on the court for 21 years and was chief justice between 2012 and 2018.
Measure 110 removed law enforcement largely from the picture at the same time that the drug crisis is worsening, they said.
Planned Parenthood, which provides about two-thirds of the abortions in Oregon, has hired staff and is working on a new facility in eastern Oregon
The rating change coincides with new polling showing that abortion is galvanizing some Democrats towards Tina Kotek.
The head of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, which includes most of the state’s hospitals, asked Gov. Kate Brown for help.
The state medical examiner released no details about the fatalities in Multnomah, Clackamas, Marion and Umatilla counties.