House Bill 2005 passed along party lines and now faces a Senate vote.
Fagan has weathered other storms and was widely expected to run for governor or Congress, but moonlighting proved too much.
Amid questions of influence, the Secretary of State ended a lucrative $10,000-a-month consulting deal.
Shemia Fagan is being paid by a cannabis company for consulting, which the agency says is legal though it appears to be rare.
Administrators say they need more than $500 million a year to cover their costs.
A study by Oregon State University predicts continued warming, more wildfires and more drought.
The complaint alleges current School Board Chair Ashley Carson Cottingham, who then led DHS’ Aging and People with Disabilities Program, was hostile toward and demoted an employee after he started transitioning.
State officials acknowledge call takers need more training, with at least one telling a member the wrong information – twice.
In Nyssa, thousands attend the celebration of life ceremony on Saturday, April 22, to honor Joseph “JJ” Johnson. The reserve police corporal died a week earler, killed while on duty for the Nyssa Police Department.
An Oregon Health Authority official expects the virus to stick around, just like influenza.