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When lawmakers convene, they could take up dozens of bills on a wide range of topics. Social distancing requirements will likely slow the process as lawmakers worry the session will turn into an unwieldy beast.
Leaders at the Oregon Department of Corrections said Wednesday the spike in positive cases of COVID-19 outside its prisons poses an obstacle to resuming in-person visits between families and inmates.
The change follows complaints by communities of color that the project was flawed by racial biases.
Oregon’s most densely populated county applied Friday to begin Gov. Kate Brown’s reopening plan, becoming the last county in the state to do so.
Four days after the Oregon Health Authority announced a cluster of coronavirus cases in the Willamette Valley, the agency had no new updates.
Dr. Esther Choo knows how to deal with disasters. As an emergency medicine physician and an associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University, her training and that of her colleagues is organized around doing just that.
The state of Oregon is open for business again, but not in the way Gov. Kate Brown hoped.
The longtime chair of the House health care committee, whose term was set to end in January, had been battling several health issues.