People exposed to wildfires in Oregon and other western states are more likely to live in mobile homes and have disabilities, a new study found.
The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission voted unanimously in a special meeting Tuesday to appoint Melissa Goff executive director for the agency.
The state spent hundreds of millions this year to get more homeless Oregonians into shelter.
The state will stop taking applications for a day care subsidy program in November and will start a waitlist that could last 18 months. That will provide another challenge for child care in Oregon.
Oregon officials want to change the state’s addiction treatment system system to motivate people to get help.
The governor is asking state police to lend their expertise to help Portland and Multnomah County seize drugs and go after fentanyl dealers.
Oregon landlords subject to the state’s rent control law can raise rent at most 10% in 2024.
The Oregon Court of Appeals in Salem will decide whether prisoners can be held for longer than 15 days in solitary confinement.
State officials said Covid infections are increasing in Oregon as they urge a new round of vaccinations. Free Covid testing kits are again available.
A Secretary of State audit found $35.2 million of questionable expenses in 10 state programs that provide social services, mental health care and emergency rental assistance