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The 6-3 decision in the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, was telegraphed in May by an unprecedented leak of an early draft of the majority opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito.

Jun 24 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a nearly 50-year-old right to abortion has little immediate impact in Oregon, where the state Constitution guarantees reproductive rights, including free abortions, that aren’t touched by the ruling.

Jun 24 2022
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The vote to overturn a union-negotiated deal for 1,600 nurses could have major ripple effects beyond the Portland hospital — one of three in Oregon where nurses have authorized a strike.

Jun 23 2022
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Te new board will address high prescription drug prices that are unaffordable to many and make up a large portion of state health spending.

Jun 23 2022

People are looking for ways to ensure abortion access if Roe v. Wade falls, but the idea of setting up clinics on tribal lands raises a host of issues.

Jun 23 2022
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Institution proposes to zero out profit margins to grow by about 400 employees, mostly to replace costly temp nurses.

Jun 23 2022

A rise in home testing and decrease in disease severity have masked a large increase in COVID-19 infections in Oregon, but the state’s poop doesn’t lie.

Jun 23 2022

Oregon Division of Financial Regulation report finds violations of the state’s 2017 Reproductive Health Equity Act. 

Jun 22 2022
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The triage and treatment center in Beaverton will add 86 detox, sobering and residential treatment beds as soon as 2024.

Jun 21 2022
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The push in Oregon to organize for better working conditions reflects a broader national trend.

Jun 21 2022

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