Ben Botkin

Oregon Receives More Coronavirus Money But Officials Leave Key Questions Unanswered

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

A federal agency announced more funding for Oregon on Wednesday to grapple with the rising tide of COVID-19 cases as the state braces for a widening epidemic.

Legislative Panel Approves $5 Million For Coronavirus Response -- For Now

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

The Oregon legislative emergency board on Monday approved $5 million for the Oregon Health Authority’s efforts to fight coronavirus. 

More money may be needed in the future as the outbreak grows, lawmakers warned.

Session Costing Taxpayers Nearly $500,000 Ends With Little Done, Divisions Deeper Than Ever

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

Democratic legislative leaders declared the session over on Thursday, blaming the failure on Republican lawmakers who walked out to prevent a quorum and kill a cap-and-trade bill.

Updated: Democratic Lawmakers Declare Session Over

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

Updated at 3:23 p.m.Thursday, March 5, 2020

Democratic legislative leaders declared the session over on Thursday, blaming the failure on Republican lawmakers who walked out to prevent a quorum and kill a cap-and-trade bill.

Oregon Officials Devise Coronavirus Plan, Hoping To Avoid Fate Of Washington State

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

Oregon state regulators have a blueprint to prevent coronavirus from sweeping through a long-term care facility as it did in Washington state, where 10 people have died.

Public Health Officials Brace For More COVID-19 Cases In Oregon 

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

The epicenter of Oregon’s response to COVID-19 is a team of about 60 people in the Oregon Health Authority’s agency operations center. 

Republican-led Walkout In Legislature Enters Second Week 

This article is for premium subscribers!

To read further, please sign up for a premium subscription. You can also read more about standard and premium subscriptions here. Your subscription dollars are tax deductible and support the in-depth stories you appreciate from The Lund Report. If you believe you already are a premium subscriber, you are already logged in, and you are getting this message, please contact [email protected] Thanks!

If you are a premium subscriber that is not logged in, please login now.

Climate change is taking a toll: Hospital emergency room visits for heat-related problems are on the rise. Wildfires are also on the rise, leaving people with exacerbated breathing problems.

Pages

Subscribe to Ben Botkin